The Nigeria police have confirmed the re-arrest of notorious billionaire kidnap kingpin, Hamisu aka Wadume. He was re-arrested in the late hours of Monday, August 19, at his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State.
The suspect has however confessed that soldiers aided his escape. In a 41-second confessional video, he said : “I am Hamisu Bala also known as Wadume.
The police came to Ibi and arrested me.
After arresting me, they were taking me away when soldiers went after them and opened fire and some policemen were killed.
From there the soldiers took me to their headquarters and cut off the handcuffs on my hands and I ran away. Since I ran away, I have been hiding until now that the police arrested me.”
The police stated that that Wadume’s arrest, will no doubt, help in bringing answers to the numerous unanswered questions touching on the incident and the larger criminal enterprise of the suspect.