Police authorities have moved the notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, and his accomplices to the Force Investigation and Intelligence Department, Garki, Abuja for further investigations, Punch reports.

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It was learnt on Friday that the suspects were brought from Lagos to Abuja last Monday by men of the IG Intelligence Response Team to ensure unhindered and thorough investigation into their criminal activities.

Sources said Evans was kept at the ‘VIP wing’ of the police cell at the FCIID, Abuja, where other notorious crime suspects were being held.

It was gathered that security had been beefed up at the detention centre since the crime kingpin was brought to the cell.

A source said more police operatives were deployed in and around the facility to prevent any security breach and to safeguard all the detainees.

Police investigators did not restrict access to the suspect in order to profile those visiting him and establish the link between them and the kidnap kingpin.

Evans and six of his co-conspirators were arrested in June, after policemen stormed the kidnappers’ den and engaged them in a gun battle which lasted several hours.

Members of his gang usually kidnapped victims in Lagos State but they had also abducted prominent Nigerians from other parts of the country.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, could not be reached for comment as calls to his phone failed to connect. He had yet to respond to a text message sent to him as of the time of filing this repor

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  1. chudisco July 10, 2017 at 1:38 pm - Reply

    please the FCIID should not allow any political influence or godfatherism to affect this case we still have others whose cup hasn’t full they still exit

  2. mimilink July 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm - Reply

    nawa oo

  3. Anonymous July 11, 2017 at 4:28 pm - Reply

    pls we need the real details of dis matter.

  4. Godspower July 11, 2017 at 6:29 pm - Reply

    how does this report tells us the main reason for Evans disappearance apart from being transferred to Abuja for proper investigation

  5. Ezo Oniovosa Justice July 11, 2017 at 6:30 pm - Reply

    how come he disappeared from police custody maybe one of the policemen have taken bribe from Evans the kidnapper

  6. Unknown July 11, 2017 at 6:32 pm - Reply

    The headline actually tallies with the content if you view it semantically, it (headline) serves as a call to the “disappearance” justification.

  7. Pascaline July 12, 2017 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    The FCIID should be cautious when handling his case u neva can tell wu z backing him.

  8. Oluwatise July 12, 2017 at 4:25 pm - Reply

    ahh,how can. a notorious kidnapper disappear in the police custody in Lagos .i believe. they have collected some bribe,and let him go.