Suspected Kidnap Kingpin Rearrested by Nigerian Police

Hamisu Wadume, who escaped in a shootout between the army and police, has been rearrested. In the escape, three officers and a civilian were shot dead by soldiers who attacked a police unit transporting him to the regional police headquarters. The army has said that the soldiers believed that kidnappers, not police officers, were in the vehicle.

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