unconfirmed report by online news blog, has claimed that the notorious
billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans had
confessed to the police how he sent millions of naira to Nnamdi Kanu’s
Newspaper quoted a reliable police source who pleaded anonymity because
he was not authorised to speak to the press as saying that Evans
confessed he has allegedly donated heavily in promoting radio Biafra and
the Nnamdi Kanu led Indigenous People of Biafra [IPOB].
Kidnap kingpin was also quoted to have made a shocking revelation that
he has donated over 10 million Naira to the group since 2014.
According to Elomba.com,
Evans was quoted to have said his last donation to the group was
allegedly $5,000 in June 2015 and that he was allegedly in touch with
IPOB leaders until he was arrested.
to the insider, Investigations are ongoing and the Inspector General of
Police (IGP) is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring those who
benefited from Evan’s magnanimity are arrested and every penny
The IGP has also promised that Evans will soon be arraigned and prosecuted once investigations are completed
Evans, on Wednesday filed a fundamental rights enforcement action
before the Lagos Federal High Court in Lagos, urging the court to order
the police to charge him to court or release him immediately.
as respondents in the said suit marked FHC/L/CS/1012/2017 are the
Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State and the
Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command.
the suit filed on his behalf by a Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya
Ogungbeje, the suspected kidnapper is seeking a court order directing
the respondents to immediately charge him to court if they had any case
against him in accordance with sections 35 (1) (c) (3) (4) (5) (a) (b)
and 36 of the Constitution.
is on the alternative seeking for an order compelling the respondents
to immediately release him unconditionally in the absence of any offence
that will warrant his being charged to court.
is contending that his continued detention by the respondents since
June 10, 2017, without being charged to court or released on bail was an
infringement on his fundamental human rights.
suspected kidnap kingpin who had evaded arrest for a long time, was
eventually arrested at his Magodo Estate home in Lagos on Saturday, June
10, 2017 after an intense gun battle between his gang and special
detachments of the Nigeria Police Force.
The 36-year-old kingpin has also revealed his involvement in drug trafficking and robberies.