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Lagos Police arrest 15 suspected cultists after Ikosi/Ketu clash

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Particular Offences Courtroom has expressed worries over the delay within the trial of Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly generally known as Evans.

The choose grew to become frightened and expressed issues following the absence of prosecution witnesses within the two instances earlier than her courtroom.

The trial of Evans, the alleged kidnap kingpin and a dismissed soldier, Victor Aduba, was stalled on Wednesday.

Evans and Aduba are dealing with a four-count cost bordering kidnapping and illegal possession of firearms.

When the case resumed on Wednesday, the prosecutor Mrs O.A Bajulaiye-Bishi instructed the courtroom that the prosecution was unable to serve the summons issued to the witness to testify as a result of the lead prosecutor, Mr Yusuf Sule, was unwell.

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Within the second case, Evans, Joseph Emeka, Chiemeka Arinze and Udeme Upong are dealing with trial for tried kidnap of the Chairman of the Younger Shall Develop Motors, Chief Vincent Obianodo.

They’re dealing with a seven-count cost of homicide, tried homicide, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, try and kidnap and sale and switch of firearms.

Additionally the case got here up on Wednesday, Mrs Bajulaiye-Bishi, knowledgeable the courtroom that the witness Inspector Idowu Haruna, Investigating Police Officer (IPO) who was attributable to proceed his testimony within the trial-within-trial was unavailable.

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The prosecutor knowledgeable the courtroom that the IPO was on an official task and that he might be “hopefully current” on the subsequent adjourned date.

Responding, the choose expressed unhappiness over the delay within the trial, mentioning that the 2 instances had commenced since 2017.

The choose adjourned instances till April 5 for the continuation of the listening to.

Evans, generally known as a billionaire kidnap kingpin, was arrested by the police in 2017 and had since made a sequence of confessions, based on the police.

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