After several months of denial, Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja high court was convinced Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike a. k. a. Evans is a kidnap kingpin and has thus convicted him as one.
Evans and two others were convicted for conspiracy and kidnapping of a businessman, Donatus Dùru.
Justice Oshodi found Evans and others guilty of a two-count charge of kidnapping the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Limited, Donatus Dunu.
Others convicted alongside Evans are Uche Amadi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu
The judge held that the prosecution had succeeded in proving the charge against the three convicts beyond a reasonable doubt.
He concluded that the evidence tendered before the court especially the videos evidence collaborated the guilty of the convicts
Justice Oshodi however discharged and acquitted Ogechi Uchechukw and two former soldiers Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Aduba for lack of sufficient evidence linking them to the crime.