The Police on Sunday paraded Nigeria’s most wanted kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike, popularly known as Evans alongside six of his commanders in Abuja on Sunday.
According to the Police, Evans, a native of Nnewi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State is the vicious leader of a highly organized kidnap for ransom syndicate and criminal gang terrorizing and responsible for several kidnap of notable/prominent Nigerians in Lagos State, including the Western, Eastern, South-South and some Northern States. He has his gangs active and spread across these mentioned states.
The Police said during interrogation and preliminary investigation, Evans and his Gangs confessed to all the kidnappings linked to them and make confessional statements to the various roles they played in the commission of the crimes.
Arms and ammunitions recovered for the gang include one AK-49 rifle, five AK 47 rifles, two double barrel long guns, two English Pistols, 59 AK-47 magazines with ammunition and 1, 272 live ammunition of AK-47.
Five different plate numbers were also recovered from the suspects. The Police said other weapons owned by the gang are being recovered from their different hideouts across the country.
The other suspects arrested alongside Evans include Nwosu Chukwuka, aka Sudo who the Police said is the second in command of the kidnap syndicate, Suoyo Paul, Felix Chinemerem, Ikenna Emeka, Uchechukwu Amadi and Ogechi Amadi.