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Lagos Govt Files Fresh Charges Against Evans

The Lagos State Government has filed fresh charges against suspected Kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.
This comes barely a week after the suspect was re-arraigned alongside five others on an amended two counts of conspiracy and kidnap of one Dunu Donatus.
The offence was said to have been committed in the Ilupeju area of Lagos between February and April 2017.
But Channels Televisions’ judiciary correspondent exclusively gathered that the Lagos State government has filed new charges against the suspect.
One of the charges has seven counts of conspiracy and the attempted kidnap of the Chairman of “The Young Shall Grow Motors”, Mr Vincent Amaechi Obianodo.
Of the seven counts, two of the charges are for the murder of the policemen attached to Mr Obianodo while in another four counts, Evans was alleged to have conspired with some others to kidnap one Sylvanus Hafia.
It was also gathered that both charges are pending before Justice Oloruntoyin Taiwo of the Lagos High Court before whom the suspect would be arraigned on Monday, October 23.
Evans had also on Thursday changed his plea to ‘not guilty’, having pleaded guilty when he appeared before Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the High Court in Lagos on August 30.

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