Police authorities have moved the notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme
Onwuamadike, aka Evans, and his accomplices to the Force Investigation and
Intelligence Department, Garki, Abuja for further investigations.
According to reports, the suspects were brought from Lagos to
Abuja last Monday by men of the IG Intelligence Response Team to ensure
unhindered and thorough investigation into their criminal activities.
Sources said Evans was kept at the ‘VIP wing’ of the police cell at the FCIID,
Abuja, where other notorious crime suspects were being held.
It was gathered that security had been beefed up at the detention centre
since the crime kingpin was brought to the cell.
A source said more police operatives were deployed in and around the
facility to prevent any security breach and to safeguard all the detainees.
Police investigators did not restrict access to the suspect in order to
profile those visiting him and establish the link between them and the kidnap
Evans and six of his co-conspirators were arrested in June, after policemen
stormed the kidnappers’ den and engaged them in a gun battle which lasted
Members of his gang usually kidnapped victims in Lagos State but they had
also abducted prominent Nigerians from other parts of the country.