- Mohammed Adamu has praised police operatives that rearrested Alhaji Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume
- According to the police IG, the arrest of Wadume would help to bring answers to circumstances that led to the killing of his men and other innocent civilian by soldiers
- Adamu also expressed his gratitude to all Nigerians for their unparalleled show of love and empathy to the force and the families of the officers
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has commended his men for the perseverance and painstaking efforts exhibited that led to the arrest of suspected notorious kidnap kingpin Alhaji Hamisu Bala, popularly known as “Wadume”.
Adamu gave the commendation on Tuesday, August 20, in a tweet on the official twitter handle of the Nigeria Police Force @PoliceNG.
He said that the arrest of the suspected kidnapper would help to bring answers to circumstances that led to the killing of his men and other innocent civilian by soldiers during his initial arrest in Taraba, on August 6.
“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 (IGP) 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.”
The tweet further stated that Wadume was arrested in Kano on August 19: “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, August, 19 in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano state.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Nigeria police disclosed that suspected kidnap kingpin in Taraba state, Hamisu Bala Wadume was re-arrested by its operatives.
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