Absence of Judge delays Evans trial

On Monday, the planned trial of asserted hijack boss, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike pseudonym Evans, at an Ikeja High Court, was postponed because of the nonattendance of the judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo.

Our news journalist learnt from a court official, who argued namelessness, that Justice Taiwo was on an official task with Justice Opeyemi Oke, the Chief Judge of Lagos State.


In any case, the case was deferred until June 16 for a continuation of trial.

Evans is confronting trial close by Victor Aduba on a four-tally charge verging on hijacking and unlawful ownership of guns.

They are blamed for grabbing Mr. Sylvanus Ahamonu, holding him prisoner for no less than nine weeks and gathering a payoff of 420,000 dollars from his family.

Amid the keep going court procedures on March 14, the recordings of Evans admitting to perpetrating violations of hijacking and furnished burglary inside and outside Lagos were appeared in court.

The recording in two reduced circles was circulated amid the declaration of Inspector Idowu Haruna, an individual from the Police Intelligence Response Team.


The recordings which were anticipated on the mass of the court demonstrated Evans wearing a red T-shirt, situated on a cowhide couch in a room and admitting his wrongdoings to Haruna.

He could be seen grinning and enlightening the policeman concerning his daytime and evening time furnished burglaries of banks and in addition his abduct ventures where recover going from 250,000 dollars to one million dollars were gotten from his casualties.

He could be heard giving subtle elements of his family foundation, how he fled from home and left on an existence of wrongdoing.

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Evans is likewise confronting trial for two other abducting cases at the Ikeja High Court.

They are being striven for the endeavored grab of Chief Vincent Obianodo, the CEO of the Young Shall Grow Motors additionally before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, while the instance of asserted seize of Mr. Donatius Dunu, the CEO of Maydon Pharmaceuticals is before Justice Hakeem Oshodi.

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