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Court Convicts Evans, Two Others Of Kidnapping Businessman Donatus Duru

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A aggregate of file photos of a court gavel and Evans.The Lagos Excessive Court in Ikeja has convicted kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly identified as Evans on two counts of conspiracy and kidnapping of a businessman, Donatus Duru.

The victim is the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Justice Hakeem Oshodi on Friday convicted Evans alongside two of his co-defendants, Uchenna Amadi and Okuchuwkwu Nwachukwu.

The buy held that the prosecution had successfully proved the fee against the three convicts beyond cheap doubt.

In reaching his verdict on Evans, the buy held that he noticed the demeanour of the gape, pointing out that in one of the foremost confessional videos played in court, Evans had talked about one of the foremost a range of defendants and the roles they played in the crime.

“He modified into seen freely laughing and willingly answered questions. A shut discover at his physique reveals no signal of torture. He did not discover unkempt. He is seen laughing even when he modified into instructed that he must be a prosperous kidnapper,” Justice Oshodi talked about.

“He showed no remorse in the dock and tried to lie his plan out of the crimes no matter the video proof.”

He concluded that the proof tendered before the court especially their video confessions corroborated their guilt.

The court discharged and acquitted Ogechi Uchechukwu and two broken-down squaddies of the Nigerian Navy, Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Aduba, for lack of satisfactory proof linking them to the crime.

The Lagos Bellow government had arraigned Evans alongside with Uche Amadi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, and Victor Aduba for allegedly kidnapping the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Puny, Donatus Dunu, on February 14, 2017.

The recount had claimed that the convicts dedicated the offence between February 14 and April 12, 2017.

The prosecution additional instructed the court that the incident took enviornment at about 7: 45 pm, alongside Obokun Avenue, in the Ilupeju set of residing of Lagos.

The prosecuting counsel instructed the court that on April 12, Evans and the a range of 5 defendants whereas armed with guns and a range of weapons captured, detained and mild a ransom of 223,000 euros from Donatus for his free up.

The Lagos Bellow government due to the this fact arraigned the defendants before the court in August 2017.

In all, the prosecution supplied four witnesses, alongside side the victim, Dunu whereas the defence supplied six witnesses alongside side Evans who testified in his possess defence.

As of the time of this document, Justice Oshodi has but to sentence the convicts because the court cases are unruffled ongoing.

Evans will be going by related prices before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo and Justice Adedayo Akintoye of the identical court.

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