Police Parade ‘Richest’ Kidnap Gang In Lagos (Photos)

Police Parade ‘Richest’ Kidnap Gang In Lagos (Photos)

The Nigrian Police,  Lagos state  command have paraded Evans and his four-member gang regarded as the richest gang of kidnappers in Nigeria.

The force on Saturday announced that they had arrested Evans and three other members of the dreaded gang who allegedly made over five million dollars from four victims, aside other millions of naira they have made from the ill-business.

 According to a statement by the force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, the gang of kidnappers include Evans, Felix Chinemerem, Nwosu Chikodi Chukwuma and Uchechukwu Amadi.

  History of Kidnappings by the gang since 2012

1. Mbarikatta William Uboma, 35, kidnapped June 16th, 2012 at about 11.am on his arrival from Hungary while he was close to his house. He was in his Toyota Car 2010 model in company of his brother to drop him at his house when a Passat car emerged from nowhere and blocked his car.

They blindfolded him and forcefully abducted him to an unknown destination. They later demanded a ransom of N10M. However, N2M was later paid while they collected other personal accessories. He was finally dropped at Okota on the third day.

2. Paul Cole, 34, from Ohafia in Abia State. A Director with Ocean Glory Commodities, Apapa, kidnapped August 3rd, 2012 at Festac Town together with his General Manager, Jude Ugoje and another staff, PiriyeGogo, and taken to an unknown destination. They demanded for N10M. On August 6th 2012, they collected N5M ransom at Maza-maza area of Lagos State.

3. Mohammed Jamal, 22, a Lebanese, kidnapped on August 19, 2012 at Ajah by three armed men, taken away blindfolded. N7M ransom was later paid at Ojo Barracks.

4. Kingsley Nwokenta, 34, kidnapped September 19, 2012 after he left Lebanana Bar in Festac at Mile two under bridge. Later, paid N1.5M ransom while they made away with his black Toyota Venza and other accessories.

5. Anthony Ozoanidobi, 41, kidnapped in October 10th 2012 along Marwa road Satellite Town. Ransom of N1.5M paid after which he was released at Apple Junction, Amuwo-Odofin.

6. Leo Abraham 58, kidnapped August 20, 2012. Paid ransom of N5M and was later released along Badagry road, Lagos.

7. Ojukwu Cosmas, 45, sells Toyota parts at Aspanda Trade Fair, Kidnapped January 21, 2016 at Festac Town. It was not clear when and how he was released.

8. James Uduji; kidnapped close to his house at 7th Avenue Festac late last year. Held for 6 six weeks. Paid $1M.

9. Chief Raymond Okoye – Odu- Na –Ichida, kidnapped 2015. Paid $1M as ransom, held captive for 2months

10. Uche Okoroafor, trader at Alaba, kidnapped 2015, held captive for three (3) months, paid $1M.

11. Elias Ukachukwu kidnapped November 2015. Paid $1M. Date of release unknown but it was gathered that his abductors were insisting on another $1M claiming family members were rude to them during negotiation.

12. Francis Umeh also a spare parts dealer at Aspanda, kidnapped July 2016 at Raji Rasaki Estate, released after two months in captivity.

13. The last Victim was Mr Danatus Dunu he kidnapped in Ilupeju February 2017 and fortunately the man escaped from the Igando House where Evans kept him with his boys last month.

The Police spokesman saidEvans and his Gangs confessed to all the kidnappings linked to them and made confessional statements to the various roles they played in the commission of the crimes.

They will be charged to court on completion of investigation,

See more photos below


The gang leader Evans being interviewed by newsmen/Photo: Nigerian police

Ogechi Amadi, the woman who rented the house and cooks for the Kidnappers and their victims in the camp/Photo: Nigerian police

A house belonging to the kidnappers/Police police

A house belonging to the kidnappers/Police police

A house belonging to the kidnappers/Police police

A house belonging to the kidnappers/Police police

Another view of one of the houses of the kidnappers/Photo: Nigerian Police

Another view of one of the houses of the kidnappers/Photo: Nigerian Police

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