Ismael Hussein, 24, also known as Mallam and a member of undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas? team of investigators, was allegedly abducted while visiting his family around the Tamale Polytechnic area on Saturday morning after Adamu allegedly pointed him out.


Adamu who is in the custody of the police faces the charges of kidnapping and assault by imprisonment, according to a police source.

After Hussein?s alleged abduction at the Tamale Polytechnic area, he was said to have been taken to two other places before the police rescued him at a shop around the Aboabo Market in Tamale belonging to a brother of one of the retired Justices implicated in the bribery scandal.

Police Confirmation

When contacted, the Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr. Ebenezer Tetteh confirmed the arrest of Adamu and said he would be arraigned on the charges of kidnapping and assault by imprisonment.

He said Hussein is being kept at a safe place by the police and provided adequate police protection.
ASP Tetteh told Graphic Online that the police were also looking for the rest of the people involved in the alleged kidnapping of Hussein.


Undercover investigations by the Tiger Eye PI team, led by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has implicated about 34 judges in a scathing bribery scandal. Twenty-two of them are lower court judges while of the 12 Judge, bribe, corrupt,corruption, Anas, investigation, court, law, supreme court, injunction, disciplinary commiittee, judicial, money, goat, Tiger Eye, Baako, New Crusading Guide,Chief Justicejudges, seven have been suspended by President John Mahama, acting on the advice of the Judicial Council.

Over 100 court clerks, state attorneys and police personnel have also been cited in the scandal.

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