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Court sentences Evans, 2 others to life imprisonment

Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike who is known to people as Evans, alongside two others, has been declared guilty of kidnapping by a Lagos state High Court, sitting in Ikeja.

The Court presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi made the declaration on Friday.
The Ikeja High Court premises in Lagos were under tight security as the judge gave the verdict.

Justice Oshodi found Chukuwuememe Onwuamadike, also known as Evans and two others guilty of kidnapping the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Donatus Dunu on February 14, 2017, and collecting €223,000 as ransom from his family.

Five persons were arraigned along with Evans, but the court found only two of the defendants guilty. They are Evans, Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu.

Meanwhile, the defendants are currently awaiting sentencing for the offence which carries a maximum of life imprisonment.

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