Saturday 28 April 2018


Alleged Kidnap: Court Adjourns Evans’ Trial Till June

Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has adjourned the suit involving suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans till June 8.

    As indicated by the court, the issue is to be heard on that date pending an order from the Chief Justice of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke.

Evans, for this situation, is standing trial with a co-litigant, Victor Aduba, on four checks verging on the hijack of one Sylvanus Ahanonu Afia and unlawful ownership of guns.

Direction to Evans, Mr Olukoya Ogungbeje, had kept in touch with the Chief Judge, asking for the case to be exchanged from Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo to another judge.

Ogungbeje expressed that in December 2017, when judges in the legal division were reshuffled, the Chief Judge had requested that exclusive cases that had been halfway heard ought to be taken by the judges to their new task.

He additionally clarified that around then, the trial had not begun for this situation, but rather Justice Taiwo still took the case with him.

Evans' direction affirmed that the judge conceded as proof, an archive that had not been served on the resistance by the arraignment, alongside a confession booth video plate.

As per him, Justice Taiwo likewise coordinated that a confession booth video CD which had not been conceded in confirm be played in open court.

Ogungbeje, be that as it may, expressed that every one of these conditions have raised a lead of alert and certainty introduced on a reasonable trial in the brain of his customer.

He included that Evans has lost trust in the capacity of the judge to administer equity without dread and support in this specific case.

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