Lagos court dismisses application to quash charges against Evans


An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday dismissed the application seeking to quash a fresh charge filed against the alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans.


In dismissing the application, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo said the court had the jurisdiction to hear the case, saying a prima facie case had been established.

Newsmen  report that the Lagos State Government had filed two separate charges against Evans.

Evans was docked in the first charge with Victor Aduba on conspiracy, kidnapping and unlawful possession of firearms.

In the second charge, Evans was arraigned with three other defendants — Joseph Emeka, Chiemeka Arinze, and Udeme Upong.

They are facing charges bordering on murder, attempt to commit murder, attempt to kidnap, sale and transfer of firearms.

While ruling on the application to quash the charge, Taiwo said: “It is my humble view that…

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