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Absence Of Judge Stalls Evans’ Court Trial



Evans: Absence Of Judge Stalls Trial

Evans: Absence Of Judge Stalls Trial

Evans: Absence Of Judge Stalls Trial

The scheduled trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, otherwise known as Evans the kidnapper, was  stalled today due to the absence of the trial Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo.

Naija News  gathered that the trial judge, was away on an official visit with the Lagos State Chief Judge.

The matter was therefore adjourned till June 16 for continuation of trial.

It would be recalled that at the last adjourned date, two Compact Disks (CDs) showing video recordings of Evans confessing to his crimes was shown in court.

The video showed Evans confessing to kidnapping of his victims and to armed robbery within and outside Lagos state.The clips from the video were played while the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Titi Shitta-Bey was leading a witness, Inspector Idowu Haruna in evidence in-chief.

Evans disclosed that the ransom collected ranged from $250,000 to $1million depending on the victim.

In the video, Evans was heard giving details of his family background, how he ran away from home, went into armed robbery and later kidnapping.

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