The Federal High Court in Lagos today awarded N2million to Mr Okwuchukwu Obiechina, the brother-in-law of Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.
Giving his ruling on Monday, Justice Mohammed Idris declared that Obiechina’s arrest and detention by the police was unconstitutional.
Mr Obiechina had filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit over his arrest by the police before the court.
Today is his arraignment at the State High Court in Ikeja, amid heavy security. The Lagos State Police has beefed up security within and outside the State High Court, as billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumebi Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans, arrived for arraignment.