- Officers of the Nigeria Police Force have been dispatched to various locations outside Lagos to apprehend accomplices of billionaire kidnapper
- Security has been tightened around the notorious kidnapper to prevent efforts to permanently silence him so he does not reveal too much
- The police are also on the look-out for more properties owned by the criminal
Chukwudi Onuamadike alias Evans, the notorious kidnapper who was arrested in his palatial Lagos mansion, has started spilling names of his high-profile accomplices, Vanguard reports.
This comes barely 48 hours after he was arrested by officers of the Nigerian Police Force.
Investigators working on the case have been kept busy with the details and some of them have already been dispatched to locations outside Lagos, including Edo, Umuahia, Aba, Onitsha and Nnewi to search for the named accomplices.
According to sources with knowledge of the operations, efforts are already underway to find other properties owned by Evans.
NAIJ.com notes that security has also been beefed up around the notorious criminal, following reports that his high-profile accomplices were planning to silence him, in order to prevent him from spilling information about them to the police.
The source assured that security was top-notch, stating: “We have stern directives from Abuja, nobody will toy with these suspects, people that gave us sleepless nights for many years?
“Do you know how happy we are after the arrest of, especially, their leader, Evans?
“We have directives to round up all suspected accomplices, whether high or low, and they all will go for it.”
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that following the crucial arrest of Nigeria’s billionaire kidnapper, Evans, operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) had a wild celebration.
The kidnap kingpin, it was gathered, targets wealthy businessmen and collects no less than N50m before releasing them.
Watch this NAIJ.com TV video of farmers protesting their member's kidnap