Soldiers helped me to escape Police arrest — Kidnapper, Wadume confesses in Video

Notorious kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume, has confessed that soldiers helped him to escape Police arrest in Taraba state.

Wadume, who was re-arrested by the Police, disclosed this in a video obtained by on Tuesday.

He narrated:

“My name is Hamisu Bala, popularly known as wandume. I was the one arrested by the Nigerian police force, as they were taking me away, the soldiers chased after us while shooting, in the process some police lost their lives.

“They (soldiers) took me to their base where my handcuffs were removed and I escaped.

“Since then I have been hiding, and not until now that I was rearrested by the police and taken to custody.”

Watch the video underneath:

Saddam Yusuf Saleh

Saddam Yusuf Saleh was born and brought up in Katsina, he is a BSc holder from Ahmad Bello University Zaria. The founder of northern youth restoration movement and the pioneer chairman Funtua youth united for development. He is currently a reporter for Okay Nigeria (
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