Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike also known as Evans, who was arrested a few months ago on charges of kidnapping has made a new plea of “Not Guilty” to the charges brought against him.
The kidnap kingpin had previously pled guilty to the charges of conspiracy and kidnapping brought against him on August 30, 2017, however following his re-arraignment before an Ikeja High Court, yesterday Thursday, October 20, 2017, Evans is entering a new plea of “Not Guilty” to the charges.
The prosecution team while presenting the amended charges which was changed from Section 271 (3) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State to Section 2(1) of the Kidnap Prohibition Law of the Laws of Lagos 2017, said Evans and his accomplices between Feb. 14 and April 12 at Obokun Street, Ilupeju, while armed with guns and other dangerous weapons, captured and detained Duru.
Evans has pleaded not guilty to the amended charges.
Justice Oshodi adjourned the case until Nov. 3 to enable the defence to prepare for trial.