Evans sentenced to 21-year imprisonment for kidnapping 

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An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, and his accomplice, Victor Aduba  to 21 years imprisonment for kidnapping a businessman identified as Sylvanus Hafia.

“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.

The victim is the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

“In reaching his verdict on Evans, the judge held that he observed the demeanour of the witness, stating that in some of the confessional videos played in court, Evans had mentioned some of the other defendants and the roles they played in the crime.

Justice Hakeem Oshodi said, “he was seen freely laughing and willingly answered questions. A close look at his body shows no sign of torture. He did not look unkempt. He is seen laughing even when he was told that he must be a rich kidnapper.

“He showed no remorse in the dock and tried to lie his way out of the crimes despite the video evidence.

“The judge held that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to other aspiring kidnappers.”

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Chinyere Treasure Ikechukwu also known as Queen Ferry, is a Nigerian business Executive, social media savvy Journalist and Content Editor with over seven years experience. She serves as the Vice-Chairman of Naijatraffic Limited. If Treasure is not researching/blogging, she will be making delicious delicacy.

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