A Lagos High Court in Igbosere Friday heard that the police hid suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, from rights activist Mr Femi Falana SAN, in a toilet.
Evans told Justice Adedayo Akintoye that the event occurred in the office of the Lagos Coordinator of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Response Team, Mr Phillip, a Chief Superintendent (CSP), soon after his arrest in 2017.
He alleged that the lawyer was contacted by his wife, (Uchenna Precious Onwuamadike) shortly after his arrest.
He said the police told Falana that they had taken the suspect out for investigation, but the lawyer suspected otherwise and warned the police prosecute rather than execute him.
Evans, in tears, made the claims while testifying in a trial within trial to determine whether his confessional statement to the police should be admitted by the court. Read more