JUST IN: Court sentences Evans, ex-soldier to 21 years imprisonment

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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of Lagos State Special offenses court has sentenced Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike aka Evans and a former soldier, Victor Aduba to 21 years imprisonment for the 2014 kidnap of a businessman, Sylvanus Ahamonu, for collecting a $420,000 ransom from his family.

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The court held that the prosecution had proved beyond reasonable doubt that the two defendants committed the offenses.

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They were also convicted and sentenced to 5 years each on two other counts of conspiracy to commit the acts and for being in unlawful possession of firearms.

The court held that the jail terms will run concurrently with no option of a fine.


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