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‘Most notorious kidnapper in Nigeria’ arrested in Lagos

‘Most notorious kidnapper in Nigeria’ arrested in Lagos
June 10
18:35 2017

The police say it has arrested the “most notorious kidnapper in Nigeria”.


Simply identified as Evans, the kidnap kingpin was arrested in Lagos, according to NAN.

Evans was apprehended by the inspector-general of police intelligence response team led by Abba Kyari, an assistant commissioner of police.

Kyari said the suspect was arrested at his residence in Magodo Estate.


“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.


The police had placed a N30 million bounty on Evans before his arrest.


  1. Femmy
    Femmy June 11, 10:22

    99 Days For The Thief 1 Day 4 D Owner.

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  2. uj
    uj June 12, 07:34

    Praise God….kudos to Nigeria police! More grace/grease to your elbow. But higher grounds attain!

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  3. Ibrahimango
    Ibrahimango June 13, 10:06

    Kudos to everyone who in one way or the other contributed in getting this ‘devil’ at hand. May Almighty Allah continue to lead you in all your affairs in trying to secured our fatherland.

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    [email protected] June 14, 15:04

    Insha allahu all kidnappers in this country god will go down. Thank God and also thanks to the Nigerian police.

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  5. Mr Kuku
    Mr Kuku June 23, 06:28

    Has this man not committed murder? If yes then he deserves to execution or spend the rest of his life in prison and his boys should also be arrested. Kudos to Nigeria police

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