Billionaire Kidnapper ‘Evans’ Seeks Plea Bargain

Billionaire Kidnapper 'Evans' Seeks Plea Bargain

Convicted billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, commonly known as Evans, and his co-accused Joseph Emeka, have opted for a plea bargain in their high-profile kidnapping case.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State lead counsel, Mr. Yusuf Sule, revealed the plea bargain request to the court on Thursday during the case’s call for re-arraignment. The case is being heard before Justice Adenike Cokers of the Ikeja High Court.

Evans and Emeka were set to be re-arraigned on an amended five-count charge, which include murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit felony to wit: kidnapping, and attempted murder.

Sule informed the court, “The case was for re-arraignment, but I am aware that the defendants have applied for a plea.”

The prosecutor also mentioned that the plea bargain terms were under consideration by the Attorney-General of Lagos State, Mr. Lawal Pedro (SAN).

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