By OKafor Joseph-Wednesday 28,2017- 7:13 AM
since the capture of Nigeria’s alleged notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), who is now the trending news in Nigeria and Africa and also the talking point on social media such as Face book, Twitter and whats app. Some Nigerians’ still believe that offense committed by the notorious criminal is not worst than crimes committed by our corrupt leaders looting the nations fund.
Some group of people posted on social media on the arrest of Evans, the billionaire kidnapper:
Demanding that the government should not emphasis more on the issue.
According to them, What if he kidnapped people and collected money? What about our politicians who loots the nation’s money?
The high profile criminal, who reveals that his farther was the reason why he joined,
The Anambra, Kidnapper said he was forced to drop out of school while in Junior Secondary School Class 2, when his “father drove his mother, Chinwe, away and married another woman.”
Evans further said his father, being a businessman asked him to join another business man, a spare parts dealer, in Nnewi, who he served for five years without settlement because the man later accused him of stealing.
Evans, who hails from Akamili, Umudim Quarters in Nnewi, Anambra State said the allegation embarrassed his father “so much that he drove him out of his house.”
He further revealed that his father’s action affected him so much that he was forced to move into his mother’s house, who later raised money for him, with which he used in traveling to Lagos.
According to the Kidnap kingpin, on arriving Lagos, he started selling diesel to luxury buses and truck drivers at Alafia Bus-stop along Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
He explained that, while he was selling diesel, he slept in a bus garage and there he joined a robbery gang.
The demand for the release of Evans by some Nigeria’s has produced Arguments on social media. Despite the crime committed by the notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike
Many Nigeria’s believed he should be set free after much punishment, stating that the crime committed by the criminal is not worst than the pain freighted on Nigeria’s by our politicians. While others believe he deserves death by hanging due to pains caused to families and threatens the peace of our country.
Nnamid Eze stated that the high ranked criminals’ case is not worst our corrupt minded leaders who have been looting the country fund for years. He noted that the nation’s current economy crisis is cause by mismanagement of fund by our leaders. He further stated that Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki after all set and done was finally set free from all is charges, knowing that he was guilty of offences committed.
Isaac Dachen, who started the conversion believe Evans should be punished dearly for is crime.
Other group argued that the alleged notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike was arrested because he is from the eastern part of Nigeria being an Igbo man and that this entire platform was to kill the dream of the Biafra.
They further claimed that if Evans is from the Northern part of Nigeria he would be given special treatment despite the crime committed.
Currently Evans has been linked with several kidnappings cases in Lagos, according to the police:
- Mbarikatta William Uboma, 35, kidnapped June 16th, 2012 at about 11 a.m. on his arrival from Hungary while he was close to his house. He was in his Toyota Car 2010 model in company of his brother to drop him at his house when a Passat car emerged from nowhere and blocked his car. They blindfolded him and forcefully abducted him to an unknown destination. They later demanded a ransom of N10M. However, N2M was later paid while they collected other personal accessories. He was finally dropped at Okota on the third day.
- Paul Cole, 34, from Ohafia in Abia State. A Director with Ocean Glory Commodities, Apapa, kidnapped August 3rd, 2012, at Festac Town together with his General Manager, Jude Ugoje and another staff, PiriyeGogo, and taken to an unknown destination. They demanded for N10M. On August 6th 2012, they collected N5M ransom at Maza-maza area of Lagos State.
- Mohammed Jamal, 22, a Lebanese, kidnapped on August 19, 2012 at Ajah by three armed men, taken away blindfolded. N7M ransom was later paid at Ojo Barracks.
- Kingsley Nwokenta, 34, kidnapped September 19, 2012 after he left Lebanana Bar in Festac at Mile two under bridge. Later, paid N1.5M ransom while they made away with his black Toyota Venza and other accessories.
- Anthony Ozoanidobi, 41, kidnapped in October 10th 2012 along Marwa road Satellite Town. Ransom of N1.5M paid after which he was released at Apple Junction, Amuwo-Odofin.
- Leo Abraham 58, kidnapped August 20, 2012. Paid ransom of N5M and was later released along Badagry road, Lagos.
- Ojukwu Cosmas, 45, sells Toyota parts at Aspanda Trade Fair, Kidnapped January 21, 2016 at Festac Town. It was not clear when and how he was released.
- James Uduji; kidnapped close to his house at 7th Avenue Festac late last year. Held for 6 six weeks. Paid $1M.
- Chief Raymond Okoye – Odu- Na –Ichida, kidnapped 2015. Paid $1 million as ransom, held captive for two months
- Uche Okoroafor, trader at Alaba, kidnapped 2015, held captive for three (3) months, paid $1 million.
- Elias Ukachukwu kidnapped November 2015. Paid $1 million. Date of release unknown but it was gathered that his abductors were insisting on another $1 million claiming family members were rude to them during negotiation.
- Francis Umeh, also a spare parts dealer at Aspanda, kidnapped July 2016 at RajiRasaki Estate, released after two months in captivity.
- The last victim is Danatus Dunu, kidnapped in Ilupeju February 2017, but escaped from the Igando House where Evans kept him with his boys last month.
Evans Gang Members, according to the police:
- Felix Chinemerem, 36, native of Arichukwu, Ohafia LGA of Abia State, second in command to Evans.
- Nwosu Chikodi Chukwuma aka Sudo, 42, third in command to Evans. He has over 20 years experience in armed robbery and about 8 years experience in kidnapping.
iii. Uchechukwu Amadi, native of Anambra State, longtime Evans boy and head of the detention camp in Igando.
- Ogechi Amadi, the woman who rented the house and cooks for the kidnappers and their victims in the camp.
- Suoyo Paul aka Nwana, 42, native of Bayelsa State, gang member and supplier of rifles and ammunition to Evans.
- Ikenna Emeka, 28, native of Anambra State.
do you think Evans should set free?