The Police has re-arrested the notorious kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, who was arrested by Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Inspector General Police (IGP) and was waylaid by soldiers in Takum
A statement, the force spokesperson, Frank Mba, confirmed the development.
He explained that Wadume was re-arrested in the late hours of Monday at his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State.
According to Mba, “The operatives of the Nigeria Police have re-arrested the notorious kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume. “He was re-arrested in the late hours of August 19 in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State.
“It would be recalled that the Police had been on the massive manhunt for the suspect, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume since August 6, following the unfortunate incident in Ibi, Taraba State which resulted in the brutal murder of three Police Officers and two civilians, and injury to five others.
“The suspect, who was appropriately restrained at the time of the incident, was subsequently released by his “rescuers” after they had destroyed the restraining handcuffs.”