Billionaire Kidnapper Evans, Two Others Bag Life Imprisonment


An Ikeja High Court, Lagos, on Friday sentenced Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike (alias Evans) and two others – Uche Amadi, and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, to life imprisonment for criminal conspiracy and kidnapping.

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos High Court in Ikeja sentenced Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, and his accomplices – Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu to life imprisonment after the court found Evans guilty of the kidnap of Mr Donatius Dunu, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

The prosecuted had said that Evans and his cohorts kidnapped Dunu at Ilupeju Road, Lagos and collected 223,000 Euros from his family members

In a three-hour judgment, Justice Hakeem Oshodi found the three persons guilty of conspiracy and kidnapping.

The judge, however, discharged and acquitted the other co-defendants, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, an ex-soldier; and Victor Aduba, also an ex-soldier.

He held that there was no evidence linking them to the crimes.


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