A Lagos High Court in Ikeja, presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi has declared Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, and two other persons guilty of kidnapping.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the case was heard on Friday under tight security.
Justice Oshodi found Evans and two other guilty of kidnapping the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Limited, Donatus Dunu on February 14, 2017, and collecting 223,000 Euros as ransom from his family.
Five persons were arraigned along with Evans, but the court found only two of the defendants (Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu) guilty.
In reaching his verdict on Evans, the judge held that he observed the demeanour of the witness, stating that in some of the confessional videos played in court, Evans had mentioned some of the other defendants and the roles they played in the crime.
He concluded that the evidence tendered before the court especially their video confessions corroborated their guilt.
Evans and his accomplices risk life imprisonment.