Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume who has made billions of Naira from the business of kidnapping has confessed that his escape was aided by soldiers after he was arrested by police detectives.
The police force had lost two of its best men after soldiers opened fire on the detectives attached to the special anti-kidnap squad of the Inspector General of Police, who were on a convert duty to arrest Wadume.
The unfortunate incident led to a face-off between the Police and army, leaving Nigerians confused at the same time surprised.
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However, police detective have re-arrested Wadume in hideout in Kano, and he confessed in a video made available by police during interrogation that soldiers assisted him to escape.
In the 41-second video, Wadume, who spoke in Hausa, said: “I am Hamisu Bala also known as Wadume. The police came to Ibi and arrested me.
“After arresting me, they were taking away when soldiers went after them and opened fire and some policemen were killed.
“From there the soldiers took me to their headquarters and cut off the handcuffs on my hands and I ran away.
See video below
Police rearrest notorious kidnap kingpin Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wudume. pic.twitter.com/ubFdMErLTc
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) August 20, 2019