Notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans has been sentenced to 21 years imprisonment for kidnapping one Sylvanus Hafia.

He was sentenced with his co-defendant, Victor Aduba.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Special Offences Court gave the judgement on Monday. He said the it will serve as a deterrent to intending kidnappers.

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,
but they pleaded not guilty to the four charges.


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