Billionaire kidnapper, Evans, popularly known as Chukwudumeje Onwuamadike, on Wednesday, filed a Suit at the Federal High Court Lagos to compel the Police to either charge him to court or release him from custody.
This was made known by Channels TV correspondent, Victor Mathias on his Twitter Account.
— Victor Mathias (@victor_mbidi) June 28, 2017
After 2 weeks of his arrest, the kidnapping kingpin who was apprehended by the inspector-general of police intelligence response team led by Abba Kyari, an assistant commissioner of police, has accused the police of infringing on his rights by detaining him since his arrest on June 10 without any court order.
Evans said he should have been charged to court in accordance with sections 35 and 36 of the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria.
Listed as the respondents in the suit were the inspector general of police, the Nigerian police force, the Lagos state commissioner of police and the special anti-robbery squad, Lagos command.
According to Dailypost, The Lagos Command spokesman, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole said they have no information on the matter as they have not been served the court order.
The police had also revealed that they had obtained a three-month remand warrant from the federal high court in Abuja to further detain the suspect.
According to them, the warrant is also renewable on expiration.
A lot of people have been arrested in relation to the Evans case and recently, a soldier, Lance Corporal, Victor Chukwunonso, attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos, who worked for Evans was arrested.