Kidnapper Evans lawyer withdraws from case

The lawyer representing alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, has withdrawn himself from all criminal charges against his client.

In a press statement issued on Wednesday, Mr Olukoya Ogungbeje, said that his decision to withdrawal from all the Criminal charges/cases against his client is on personal reasons.

He said; “For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state categorically that we have fought a good fight this far despite repeated and sustained threats to my life and my defence lawyers, I dare say we have no regrets whatsoever having conducted the Criminal charges involving our client this far despite repeated and sustained threats to my life and my defence lawyers, I dare say we have no regrets whatsoever having conducted the Criminal charges involving our client this far.”

“For the sake of history we have been able enrich the basic principles of our Criminal Jurisprudence especially the principle premised on ” An accused person being presumed innocent until the contrary is proved, Ogungbeje added.” He also stated that no matter the public opinion and the criticism, they have been able to keep the prosecution on their toes in the art of Forensic, proper and thorough investigation and prosecution of accused persons.

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