Witness tells court he paid $1m ransom to Evans

Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, a kidnapping Kingpin, in his ongoing trial in Lagos had a witness come forward to testify against him saying the Kingpin collected a ransom of $1 million dollar.

The ransom was to save Mr. James Uduji, then held hostage by Evans. Ezeuko, a manager in Uduji’s firm, made the revelation while giving evidence at the ongoing trial of Evans.

The manager, who was the fifth witness in the trial, said he agreed to travel from Lagos to the South East to drop the ransom in order to save his boss’ life.

The Kingpin is facing two separate charges bordering on conspiracy to kidnap, kidnapping and attempted murder before Justice Adedayo Akintoye. In the first charge, he is standing trial alongside Joseph Emeka, Ugochukwu Nwachukwu and Victor Aduba.

In the second charge, he is standing trial alongside Joseph Emeka, Linus Okpara and Victor Aduba

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