Monday, October 14, 2019

Tag "Hamisu Wadume"

    DHQ panel: Officers indicted in killing of policemen in Taraba must be punished

DHQ panel: Officers indicted in killing of policemen in Taraba must be punished

A panel set up by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has recommended disciplinary measures for five officers of the army and the police involved in the killing of three policemen and a civilian in Taraba state.On August 6, policemen attached to the intelligence response team of the force, who arrested Hamisu Wadume, a kidnap suspect, were shot dead by soldiers.President Muhammadu Buhari had [...]

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    ‘I’m not one of his victims’ — Ishaku denies meeting Wadume

‘I’m not one of his victims’ — Ishaku denies meeting Wadume

Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, says he has never had anything to do with Hamisu Bala, suspected kidnap kingpin better known as Wadume.The suspect, when rearrested had claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) gave him N13 million for the February presidential election, and he also defrauded Ishaku, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of N6 million. But [...]

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    Captain behind Taraba police killings ‘had good upbringing’

Captain behind Taraba police killings ‘had good upbringing’

Not much was known about Tijjani Balarabe, a captain with the Nigerian army, until the news broke of how he ordered the killing of some of the policemen who had gone to arrest Bala Hamisu, a kidnap suspect better known as Wadume.Balarabe, operation commander of the troops who shot the policemen, is alleged to have had 191 phone conversations with [...]

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    Police rearrest Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ in Kano

Police rearrest Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ in Kano

The police have rearrested Hamisu Wadume, suspected kidnap kingpin whose initial arrest led to the killing of three policemen and a civilian in Taraba state.Some soldiers had opened fire on policemen who had earlier arrested Wadume in Ibi, Taraba, over "high-profile kidnap incidents in the state”.In a statement, Frank Mba, spokesman of the force, said Wadume was re-arrested at his [...]

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    Report: Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ rose from ‘fish seller to multimillionaire’

Report: Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ rose from ‘fish seller to multimillionaire’

Hamisu Wadume, suspected kidnap kingpin in Taraba, was a poor fish seller until he took to kidnapping, according to The Sun.The young man was reportedly trading in both fresh and dried fish in Wukari, Taraba, up till last year when he went into kidnapping where he was said to have made millions.Wadume was said to have started kidnapping with six [...]

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