Police celebrates the arrest of Evans, a notorious kidnap kingpin


The Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) Saturday, in Abuja went into celebration following the arrest of most wanted notorious kidnap kingpin, Evans, who is linked to most of the high profile kidnap operation in the country in the past seven years.

The Inspector-General’s IRT led by ACP Abba Kyari told journalists on Saturday that his team has arrested one of the most wanted suspected kidnappers at his Magodo residence in Lagos.

Confirming the arrest, Kyari said: “IRT headquarters in Abuja is celebrating the arrest of the most wanted brilliant and notorious high-profile kidnapper in Nigeria.

“He has collected several billions of Naira as ransom in the last seven years as the kingpin of kidnappers.

“He was arrested at about 1.00p.m on Saturday in his residence in Magodo Estate, Lagos,” Kyari said.

He commended the Force Headquarters for mobilising the resources to go all out against the “richest and most notorious kidnapper” in the history of Nigeria.

Kyari said the Inspector-General had directed that the suspect should be paraded before newsmen on Sunday in Lagos.


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