Ozekhome’s abductors received N28m ransom


Mike Ozekhome
Frank Azuekor, one of four suspects charged with kidnapping Chief Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on Tuesday, said his gang took a N28 million ransom before releasing Ozekhome.
Azuekor told a Federal High Court in Abuja that he received N4.1 million as his share of the ransom.
Azuekor, Kelvin Ezeigbe, Michael Omonigho and Momoh Haruna, were arraigned in 2013 on a 13-count charge bordering on conspiracy, armed robbery, kidnapping and acts of terrorism.
The trial judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, had ordered trial-within-trial after Mr Bala Dakum, counsel to the accused persons, objected to the admissibility of their confessional statements to …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper