Following the arrest of notorious kidnapper Hamisu Bala Wadume, residents of Hotoro Layin Mai Allo and Yandodo Hotorol in Nassarawa local government area of Kano state claimed they were unaware that the suspected criminal was arrested in their neighbourhood, The Nation reports.
Wadume was trailed to his hide out in Hotoro Layin Mai Allo, where he was arrested by police operatives and consequently taken to the force headquarters in Abuja for questioning.
The news outlet reports that many residents said they were unaware of his presence and arrest by security operatives.
”I am not aware of any arrest in this area,” a petty trader was quoted to have said.
”You know there is no how we the ordinary people would know what was going on had it been that there was gun shot, we could have been attracted by that but since the operatives carried out the task silently there was no how people could be aware of the incident,” his neighbor, Malam Mohammed ldris was also quoted to have said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Nigeria Police Force disclosed that suspected kidnap kingpin in Taraba state, Hamisu Bala Wadume, was re-arrested by its operatives.
This was disclosed on Tuesday, August 20, by the police spokesperson Frank Mba.
He said Wadume was re-arrested in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano state in the late hours of Monday, August 19.