Lagos Court Sentences Evans, Accomplish To 21 Years In Prison For Kidnapping

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Lagos Court Sentences Evans, Accomplish To 21 Years In Prison For Kidnapping

The Ikeja Special Offences Court, presided over by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, has sentenced a kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, to 21 years imprisonment for kidnapping on Sylvanus Hafia.

Evans was sentenced alongside his co-defendant, Victor Aduba, on Monday by Justice Taiwo

They were accused of conspiring and kidnapping Sylvanus Ahanonu Hafia at about 5:30 pm on June 23, 2014, at Kara Street, Amuwo Odofin in Lagos and were alleged to have captured and detained Hafia and demanded a ransom of $2m.

Both accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Justice, while sentencing the convicts, said the sentence would serve as a deterrent to other aspiring kidnappers.

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