Billionaire kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to kidnapping charges brought against him by the Lagos State Government.
Evans who was charged alongside five of his accomplishes pleaded guilty to a two count charge of kidnapping brought against him by the state.
Evans promptly responded that ‘I am guilty’ when the charges were read to him.
Evans was represented by his counsel, Olukoya Ogungbeje.
The security around the premises of the Ikeja High Court where alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans was arraigned was tight at the early hours of Wednesday.
Apart from the Court’s security personnel stationed at the gates of the court, heavily armed police and army officers were also on ground.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi’s court where Evans was arraigned was also combed by heavily armed security men.
The Attorney-General’s office had earlier said Evans would be docked on various counts, including kidnapping, before Justice Oshodi at 10:00 a.m.
The state Attorney-General, Mr. Adeniji Kassim led the team of prosecution.