Evans’ Lawyer Taken By Lagos State Criminal Investigation Department
Olukoya Ogungbeje a lawyer to billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans has been arrested by operatives from the Lagos state Criminal Investigation Department in Panti, Yaba.
Sahara reports that Ogungbeje was whisked away as he made to park his car at the court’s car park.
Ogungbeje, was billed to appear before the vacation judge, Justice Muslim Hassan, before the incident.
Ogungbeje had dumped Evans in June of this year, claiming the case exposed him to threat.
“For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state categorically that we have fought a good fight this far despite repeated and sustained threats to my life and my defence lawyers, I dare say we have no regrets whatsoever having conducted the Criminal charges involving our client this far,” the lawyer said at the time.
Ogungbeje is popularly known for handling controversial cases.