Army Arrest Captain Who Ordered Gunfire On Slain Cops

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The officer of Nigerian Army who gave the order for the killing of three Police officers and a civilian who were transporting a kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala Wadume, has been arrested.

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It was reported that the officer who is a captain was arrested by the Army on Sunday, August 11, after he was invited by the panel set up to investigate the incident for questioning.

It was also gathered that the captain ordered the soldiers to shot at the bus conveying Wadume with an instruction that no police officer in the vehicle escapes while the kidnap suspect is freed.

Our colleagues (police operatives) also exchanged pleasantries with the army personnel at the checkpoint before they pursued then on the captain’s instruction and fired at them,” the source said.

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