LIVE UPDATES: Notorious Kidnapper Evans in court for kidnapping, murder
Notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans is currently being arraigned before an Ikeja Division of the Lagos state High Court.
The kidnapper is being arraigned for kidnapping and murder.
Legit.ng crew is presently on ground to bring you exclusive reports as the high profile kidnapper is being arraigned. A detailed report will be published soon on our platform.
Evans is being arraigned alongside Uche Amadi, Ogechi Izechuwku, Okechukwu Nwachukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi and one Victor Chukwumonso.
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9.57: That's the pronouncement right now.
9.56: Evans to be remanded in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons until 19th October for trial.
9.54: The choice of prison was made by the Attorney General of Lagos state.
9.53: Evans may be kept in Kirikiri Maximum Prison pending the next adjourned date.
9.52: The Lagos Attorney General has asked for an adjournment date for proper trial
9.50: The defence team argue that they only met with their client this morning.
9.51: The lead counsel argues that the defendants have been in police custody before the arraignment.
4.49: Other charges are being read at the moment.
9.48: About three others plead NOT guilty.
9.48: Evans pleads guilty to the charges against him in court.
9.45: Charges are being read to the accused now.
9.38: Lagos state Attorney General is leading the prosecution.
9.42: Several lawyers in court this morning for Evans.
9.44: Legit.ng observed that the kidnapper is looking absolutely fresh this morning!
9.37: Evans's case has been called alongside others now. Justice Hakeem Oshodi has sat.
9.31: The court clerk is calling people's cases right now, Evans is sitting with five other suspects and four men and one woman
9.20: Security is water tight inside the court to be presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi in Lagos.
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Legit.ng had reported that notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onuamadike who was arrested by security operatives on Saturday, June 10, begged for forgiveness.
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Legit.ng gathered that after about three months of search, police officers from Abuja, Saturday arrested the notorious kidnapper in his Magodo hideout in Lagos.
It was reported that during the arrest, he was wearing a designer wrist watch which costs $170,000.
What should happen to alleged kidnapper Evans? Watch as Nigerians speak: