Billionaire kidnapper, Evans, has filed another lawsuit against the Inspector
General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, challenging his continuous detention
since his arrest on June 10th.The lawsuit was filed through his counsel
at the Federal High Court, Lagos.
He is demanding N300 million in damages for his continuous detention without trial and being subjected to media trials.
In the fresh lawsuit marked FHC/L/CS/1012/ 2017, Evans is asking the
court to declare that his continued detention since June 10th without
arraignment, violates his fundamental rights as guaranteed under the
Evans is also asking the court to declare that his parade before the
media at the Lagos state police command in Ikeja on June 11th by the
police was unconstitutional since the police had no court order to that
The notorious kidnapper is asking the court to order the police to
arraign him before a court or set him free.
He is also asking the court to order the respondents to jointly and
individually, pay him the sum of N300 million as exemplary damages for
illegal detention and alleged harm caused by the alleged media trial.
Evan is also seeking an order of perpetual injunction, restraining the
respondents from further arresting, detaining, harassing, investigating
or inviting him in relation to the facts of his case.
The court is yet to assign a judge to the case nor fix a date for hearing of his new suit.