A Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans for conspiracy and kidnapping.
Evans and five others; Uche Amadi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Aduba have been facing charges of conspiracy and kidnapping before Justice Hakeem Oshodi.
One of the allegations against them was that they kidnapped the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Mr Donatus Dunu, on February 14, 2017 and collecting 223,000 Euros as ransom from his family.
Delivering the Judgement, Justice Hakeem sentenced Evans, and two of his accomplices – Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu to life imprisonment.
However, the judge discharged and acquitted the other co-defendants, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, an ex-soldier; and Victor Aduba, also an ex-soldier.