Evans’ lawyer withdraws from his trial
Lead counsel to Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, suspected kidnap kingpin, better known as Evans, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has withdrawn from his client’s trial.In a statement he personally signed and issued on Wednesday, June 13, but release to the media yesterday, Ogungbeje said he was withdrawing due to “personal reasons.”
Kidnap kingpin, Evans, urges court to quash charges against him
Cousel to kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, Olukoya Ogungbeje, yesterday urged a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere to quash all the charges filed against his client by the Lagos State Government.
Witness narates how €233,000 ransom was given to Evans’ gang
The prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, Mr. Uchenna Okagwu, yesterday, narrated to the court how he dropped 233,000 Euros...
How I paid Evans 232,000 euros for release of my boss – witness
An employee of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Mr Uchenna Okagwu, on Friday told an Ikeja High Court how he paid 232,000 Euros (about N99.76 million) to alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to secure the release of an abductee. Okagwu said that he paid the sum to the Nnewi, Anambra-born kidnapper, to secure the release…
Evans alleges maltreatment, refuses to come down from prison van
Suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also called Evans, yesterday alleged that he was being maltreated in prison.Evans, who was to be arraigned at an Igbosere High Court refused to come down from the prison black Maria that brought him to the premises
Suspected kidnap kingpin, Evans, cries inside court, alleges maltreatment
Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a Evans), on Monday broke down in tears at an Igbosere High Court in Lagos, claiming maltreatment at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, Apapa, Lagos.
Evans: Judge’s absence stalls trial, adjourns until June 16
The scheduled trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, at an Ikeja High Court, was on Monday stalled following the absence of the judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that according to a court official, who plead anonymity, Justice Taiwo was on an official assignment with Justice Opeyemi…
Court dismisses Evans’ accomplice bail application
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, yesterday, dismissed the bail application filed by Victor Aduba, who is facing criminal charges alongside alleged notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike known as Evans. The trial judge in his ruling dismissed the bail application. He held that the prosecution's argument that Aduba was a flight…
Evans lawyer frustrating trial, prosecutor alleges
The Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mrs. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, has alleged counsel to suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, of trying to frustrate the proposed trial. She made the allegation yesterday in an ongoing trial of Evans and others before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, while responding to Evans’ counsel, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje’s application. The…
Evans files fresh N200m suit over seized trucks, police kick
Suspected millionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the release of his seized 25 Mack trucks. Evans, through his lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, said the trucks were seized without a court order. The lawyer said the police forcefully confiscated the trucks from Evans in June 15, 2017 without…