LAWYER REPRESENTING FAMOUS KIDNAPPER EVANS, WITHDRAWS
The lawyer representing Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Billionaire Evans) has withdrawn his representation from all criminal charges against his client.
The lawyer, named Olukoya Ogungbeje, refused to state to why he was withdrawing but he said his decision to withdraw as counsel to Evans, were for personal reasons.
In his words :
“For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state categorically that we have fought a good fight this far despite repeated and sustained threats to my life and my defence lawyers, I dare say we have no regrets whatsoever having conducted the criminal charges involving our client this far.”
Evans is an alleged billionaire kidnapper who led gangs that abducted several Nigerians for years. He reportedly made a fortune from ransom payments received to set his captives free. He was arrested in Lagos in 2017 and has been in trial since.