Taraba kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume, said that he is unable to use his manhood after one of the bullets shot by military officers damaged his scrotum and left him sterile.
Wadume disclosed this during a recent confession while narrating what transpired during his rescue from the hands of police operatives by soldiers on Wednesday, August 7, and how the experience has affected him.
According to him, one of the bullets shot by soldiers at members of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) that detained him on that fateful day got to him and damaged his scrotum, leaving him sterile ever since, The Nation reports.
Wadume said: “I was arrested by the police in Ibi on August 7. The police said I am a kidnapper and they handcuffed my hands and legs,” Wadume said.
“On our way, we passed through an army checkpoint and after identification, they allowed us to go. We passed the second checkpoint which had mobile policemen and they also allowed us to pass.
“At the third checkpoint, we wasted a little time but they allowed us to go after the policemen told them they were detectives on assignment.
“Five minutes after we left that point, an army patrol vehicle started shooting at us. Our vehicle got hit, somersaulted severally times and crashed.
“When the bus stopped, all of us came out alive, except for bullet wounds. A bullet hit part of my scrotum.
“When I ran to my uncle in Kano state, he called a doctor to treat the bullet wound that affected my private part.
“It is possible, I cannot use it (manhood) again because of the damage and I have discovered that when I wake up in the morning these days, I no longer have erection.”
The 34-year-old also expressed concerns that he may be unable to make love to his four wives if released.