See List Of The Notorious Kidnappper’s Victims
Chukwudidumeme Onuamadike, alias Evans, the notorious kidnapper arrested over the weekend, by police operatives has disclosed the names of some of his victims.
Evans, who was nabbed by a combined team of police officers and men from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) at his private residence in Magodo, Lagos, on June 10, was described by the police as a very intelligent suspect.
Although Evans told detectives that he could not remember the number of people he kidnapped or the amount of money he collected as ransom, he has however, mentioned a handful.
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See the list below:
- Mr. Mbarikatta William Uboma kidnapped at Festac Town on June 16, 2012, where the sum of N20 million was collected as ransom before he was released.
- Mr. Paul Cole from Ohafia in Abia State kidnapped by the gang on August 23, 2012, at Festac Town where N20m was also paid, a police classified document containing Evan’s confessional statement reveals.
- Mr. Mohammed Jamal, a Lebanese, kidnapped on August 19, 2012, at Ajah, paid N17m at Ojo area of Lagos to regain his freedom.
- Mr. Kingsley Nwokenta kidnapped on September 19, 2012, by Evan’s gang after he left Lebanon Bar in Festac Town and he had to pay N15m in addition to his black Toyota Venza car that he forfeited to the gang before he regained his freedom.
- Mr. Anthony Ozoanidobi kidnapped by the gang on October 10, 2012, along Marwa Road in Satellite Town where N15m was paid before he was taken to Apple Junction, Amuwo-Odofin in Lagos and released.
- Mr. Leo Abraham kidnapped in Lagos on August 20, 2012, and dumped at Badagry Road in Lagos after he paid N15m.
- Ojukwu Cosmas, who sells Toyota parts at Aspanda Trade Fair, kidnapped on January 21, 2016, at Festac Town who paid $1m to secure his release.
- James Uduji kidnapped by the gang at Seventh Avenue, Festac Town late last year who paid $1.2m after being held for six weeks before he was released.while Chief Raymond Okoye Odu-Na–Ichida who was kidnapped in 2015 also paid $1m to regain his freedom after two months in captivity.
- Chief Raymond Okoye Odu-Na–Ichida kidnapped in 2015, who paid $1m to regain his freedom after two months in captivity.
- Uche Okoroafor, a trader at Alaba International Market, Lagos, kidnapped by the gang in 2015 and held captive for three months before he was released after paying $1m.
- Elias Ukachukwu, kidnapped by the gang in November 2015, who paid $1m for his release.
- Francis Umeh, a spare parts dealer at Aspanda, was kidnapped in July 2016, at Raji Rasaki Estate and released after paying $1m to secure his release.
- Attempted kidnap of Chief Vincent Obianudo in 2013; Unfortunately, the gang recorded a fatal loss when they attempted to kidnap Chief Obianudo, the owner of Young Shall Grow Motors, as they were met with stiff resistance from the policemen attached to the business mogul. The police opened fire and killed two members of the gang. Though the gang also killed a policeman and some of its members escaped, Chief Obianudo sustained bullet wounds during the attack but survived after several surgeries.
- Mr. Donatus Dunu, a pharmacist and importer of drugs, who was kidnapped on February 14, 2017, in the Elupeju area of Lagos. Mr. Dunu was the last known victim of the gang in Lagos before it was smashed. The sum of N150m was paid by the victim’s family to secure his release, but Evans collected the money and refused to release the victim, insisting that an additional N300m must be paid.
The gang regretted that Mr. Dunu escaped from Evans’ detention camp in Igando in May 12, 2017, without paying the additional ransom.
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- Mr. Ohunyon Ernest kidnapped in November 2011, who had to pay N85m.
- Mr. Dan Odiete, owner of Uyi Technical kidnapped by the gang in Benin City in 2013 and paid N100m to regain his freedom.
- Mr. Tom kidnapped in Benin in 2012, paid N100m to the gang.
- The owner of Kings Paint was also kidnapped in Benin City in 2010 by the same gang and had to pay N40m to regain his freedom.
- Mr. Randeki kidnapped by the gang in 2010 paid N30m for his release.