Re-Arrested Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume Makes More Shocking Revelations

Hamisu Wadume

Kidnap suspect Hamisu Bala Wadume re-arrested by police has mind-blogging revelations when he appeared before the Special Investigation Panel in Abuja on Thursday.

Wadume is currently being investigated by the panel on the circumstances that led to his initial escape and the killing of policemen by soldiers at a checkpoint.

Wadume was drilled for many hours by the Rear Admiral Ibikunle Olaiya -led Special investigative panel, and has given a clear picture of his alleged relationship with the Army Captain and other security personnel.

According to a source that spoke with the Nation, the panel was shocked by the suspect’s testimonies, adding that certain actions would be taken in a matter of days on his matter.

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He said: “The police brought Wadume before the panel today. He was interviewed for several hours and more evidence was presented. He made shocking revelations and explained how he gave money to security personnel.

“He also admitted paying money into the account of an Army Captain and that other personnel were on his payroll as well. He mentioned names of some of the security men at checkpoints.

“Certain actions will be taken in a few days time. It was a good thing that he was presented before the panel.”

Two of his accomplices, including the major firearm supplier who was being trailed by the police, are said to have been arrested.