Tag: kidnapping

Evans Bags 21-year Sentence For Kidnapping.

Notorious kidnapper, Evans sentenced to 21-year imprisonment Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, commonly known as Evans, and his co-defendant Victor Aduba received a 21-year jail term from Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Special Offenses Court on Monday for the kidnapping of Sylvanus Hafia. They were accused of plotting to abduct Sylvanus Ahanonu Hafia on June 23, 2014, at around 5:30 p.m., in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos, and holding him captive while demanding a $2 million ransom. However, they denied all four of the accusations. The judge held that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to other aspiring kidnappers.

Woman Set Ablaze For Kidnapping A Baby In Lagos

A woman was set ablaze after being caught trying to kidnap a baby Toyin, a suspected female ritualist who was set ablaze and killed by a mob in Lagos for stealing a child, was saved, but she later died. The mother who kidnapped an eight-month-old child from the Ebute-Metta neighborhood of Lagos State, according to police spokesperson Benjamin Hundeyin, passed away in a hospital. According to Hundeyin, Toyin was admitted to the Federal Medical Center in Ebute-Meta after being severely burned by the enraged crowd that discovered her performing the illegal conduct. Added him;