Evans The Dreaded Kidnapper is the next target for the Nigeria Police Force has they have placed a N30 million reward on his head as a wanted kidnap kingpin.
The Lagos state commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, told newsmen on Tuesday, May 16, that a N30 million reward, awaits anyone who gives information that leads to the arrest of the elusive Evans.
“We are encouraging Nigerians to blow the whistle on this kidnapper.
“Whoever blows the whistle that will lead to his arrest will get a N30 million reward, as stated by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,” the commissioner said.
Vanguard reports that operatives of the Lagos state police command had traced Evans The Dreaded Kidnapper to his hideout at Igando area of Lagos last Friday, May 12, but he fled before their arrival, abandoning a catchment of arms.
Following the recent raid on the hideout, the police recovered four AK-47 rifles; two automatic pistols; four magazines loaded with 60 rounds of ammunitions each; 1,272 ammunition, 59 AK-47 ammunition; a police bullet-proof vest; a Toyota Hiace bus, suspected to be Evans The Dreaded Kidnapper gang’s operational vehicle, and a motorcycle.
Fatai Owoseni also disclosed that another kidnappers den belonging to the kingpin was uncovered at Ijegemo creeks, Festac Town, with the recovering of some arms and ammunition.
The police boss said like the Igando raid, no arrest was made as the kidnappers, who apparently sighted the operatives from far, fled the creeks in their speed boats.
Owoseni said two suspects, who were later arrested, confessed to be members of Evan’s kidnap gang.
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