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    EVANS: Notorious kidnap kingpin Evans must be convicted - IGP Idris declares

    The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has promised Nigerians that the force would secure a conviction against billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumebi Onwuamaegbu aka Evans and one Henry Chibueze (aka Vampire), another alleged kidnapper.

    The IGP was Speaking at the security summit held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, on Tuesday, where he made it known and also praised the National Assembly for passing the anti-kidnapping bill into law, which carries a death sentence for offenders.
    In his words, he said: 'Most heinous crimes, especially kidnapping and armed robbery, which occurred, have so far been detected.

    “You are very much aware of the fate of the notorious kidnapper, Henry Chibueze (alias Vampire) and the billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi (alias Evans) and many others too numerous to mention here, who were arrested and many of them being prosecuted.

    “Considering the detailed investigation being conducted on these cases, Insha Allah, we must gain a conviction.”



    Idris also hyped praises on the police and military Operation Python Dance troop following their ability to control the recent IPOB clash in Abia state.

    “The ability of the Nigerian police to control the secessionist tendency of IPOB in the Southeast is another success story, thanks to the military Operation Python Dance in the Southeast,” the IG stated.

    Evans and other members of his kidnapping syndicate were arraigned at the Ikeja High Court in August.

    (LIB)

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