The former Prime Minister and National Assembly President fled the country in August last year to escape baby trafficking charges. According to a party colleague he was arrested on his return from a year in exile over allegations of baby trafficking.
Opposition Niger presidential candidate Hama Amadou was arrested on his return from a year in exile over allegations of baby trafficking, a party colleague said.
“He was arrested on leaving the plane. Police presented him with a warrant issued for his arrest,” said lawmaker Amadou Salah yesterday.