Court sentences kidnapper Evans to life jail
Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Also given similar sentences are his accomplices Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos High Court, in Ikeja, handed down the sentences on Friday.
The court found Evans guilty of the kidnap of Mr Donatius Dunu, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
In a three-hour judgment, Justice Hakeem Oshodi found the three persons guilty of conspiracy and kidnapping.
The judge, however, discharged and acquitted the other co-defendants, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, an ex-soldier; and Victor Aduba, also an ex-soldier.
He held that there was no evidence linking them to the crimes.
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