Chukwudubem Onwuamadike aka Evans, a notorious kidnapper, and his gang members with their weapons, have been paraded by the Lagos state police command.
It was reported that during the arrest he was wearing a designers wrist watch which costs $170,000. . The most-wanted kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onuamadike, simply known as Evans, was picked up after massive shooting by the police.
An eye-witness account said Evans, thought to be about 40 years, did not resist arrest. The security team that came for him was said to be from a special unit in the office of Inspector General of Police (IGP).
According to his neighbours, Evans had been living all alone in a mansion he recently bought on Fred Soboyede Street, Magodo. The house, constructed by B3, a property firm, was built less than two years ago.
Eyewitnesses, who live close by, disclosed that the policemen started shooting immediately they got to the gate and released about 50 shots, with Evans’ neighbours seeking refuge wherever they could.
After the shooting, the officers, numbering about 10, then moved in and later surfaced with him, without any resistance.
ARMS AND AMMUNITIONS RECOVERED (i) FIVE (5) AK 47 RIFLES (ii) ONE (1) AK-49 RIFLE (iii) TWO (2) DOUBLE BARREL LONG (iv) TWO ‘2’ ENGLISH PISTOLS (v) FIFTY-NINE (59) AK-47 MAGAZINE WITH AMMUNITION (vi) ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY TWO (1,272) LIVE AMMUNITION OF AK-47 (9mm) (vii) FIVE (5) DIFFERENT PLATE NUMBERS (viii).
Other weapons are being recovered as I speak with you from different criminal hideouts of the different states.