JUST IN: How Police captured Notorious Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume [FULL STORY]


The Nigerian Police Force has released a statement on the capture of Notorious Kidnap Kingpin, Hamisu Wadume.

Wadume was the high profile Kidnap Kingpin at the centre of a ‘Clash between the Nigerian Police force and the Army.

He was the ‘high profile’ kidnapping suspect arrested by the police on August 6. He was being driven to Jalingo by the police team when soldiers opened fire on them along Ibi-Wukari Road, killing three police officers and a civilian.

Below is a statement signed by Force PRO, Frank Mba on the matter;

“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 yesterday, 19th August, 2019 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 6th August, 2019 following the unfortunate incident in Ibi, Taraba State which resulted in the brutal murder of three (3) Police Officers and two (2) civilians, and injury to five (5) 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.”

“Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM,mni while commending the Police operatives for their perseverance and painstaking efforts, has expressed his profound gratitude to all Nigerians for their unparalleled show of love and empathy to the Force and the families of the officers and patriotic civilians who paid the supreme price in the service of their fatherland.”

“It is his belief that the re-arrest of the suspect, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, will no doubt, help in bringing answers to the numerous but hitherto unanswered questions touching on the incident and the larger criminal enterprise of the suspect.”

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  1. Kudos to the Nigerian Police.
    Indeed where there is a will, there is a way!
    I solicit this same zeal be directed at crime prevention and prosecution
    generally, as it has become obvious the victims of crime can hardly be predicted.
    The crime world should bow to government force and not the other way round.

  2. We all know that Nigerian police can be very effective and intelligent especially when they really want to work. Kudos to them!

  3. Am a corp member serving in that state as of now,that is why my codos shoul be bow with an extra.Nigeria police are very active and gallant when u show them that ur notorious they will teach working with experience.

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