…Sad, application on his state of health expected to be heard today Monday.
Partner and a co-defendant of reputed billionaire kidnap kingpin Chiemeka Arinze, popular kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, has died in jail custody
Chemeka Arinze died on Friday, November 26, 2021, according to a source who requested anonymity.
A source said the late defendant’s attorney submitted a bail application with the court last week, citing the defendant’s sickness.
The source also stated that the trial in the case will resume today (Monday), and that the bail application would be heard by the court but the applicant is late now.
Arinze, who had been unwell, was reportedly transferred from the prison to a General Hospital on Friday, where he died.
Evans is on trial with Joseph Emeka, Chiemeka Arinze, and Udeme Upong before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court for the attempted kidnapping of Chief Vincent Obianodo, the Chairman of the Young Shall Grow Motors.
They face a seven-count accusation of murder, attempted murder, kidnapping conspiracy, attempted kidnapping, and guns sale and transfer.