As the comemercial city of Lagos awaits the arraignment of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumebi Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans, this Wednesday morning, Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police has beefed up security within and outside the Ikeja High Court environment.
As at 7.30am, not less than 30 heavily armed mobile policemen were spotted marching into the court compound. Others were startegically positioned outside the court premises, even those on horseback.
According to our police source, “it was neccessary to aviod a possible attack by suspected gang members who could attempt to release him.”
Apart from possible attack by gang members, familiy and friends of victims are threatning to kill Evans before he steps into the court. They are scared that the court might set Evans free.
“He is a high profile suspect and the world is watching. We want to hand him over to the court who will decide his fate,” the police source stated.
On the heavy presence of police at the court Wednesday, the Lagos command spokesman ASP Cole Olarinde said that it was neccesary to aviod any possible breakdown of law and order.
This is a developing story, we’ll be bringing you more details later…