Taraba Killing: Police Re-Arrest Suspected Kidnapper, Wadume

Channels Television  
Updated August 20, 2019


The Police have arrested suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume who was named in the clash between the police and soldiers two weeks ago in Taraba State.

Mr Wadume was arrested in the Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State by Inspector General of Police (IGP)’s Intelligence Response Team.

He is presently being held at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.

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Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed that the suspected kidnapper was re-arrested in the late hours of Monday, in his hideout in Kano.

Reacting to the suspect’s arrest, IGP Mohammed Adamu commended the police operatives for their perseverance and painstaking efforts.

He also thanked Nigerians for their support and empathy to the police and the families of the officers killed in Taraba.

A file photo of suspected kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume. Photo: Twitter- @PoliceNG

The police confirmed Wadume’s arrest in the series of tweets below: