Evans Accomplice Makes U-Turn Plead Guilty of Sales of Firearms

Udeme Frank Upong, one of the co-defendants standing trial alongside a kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, known as Evans, changes his plea of not guilty to being guilty.

Udeme Frank Upong, and Evans, Joseph Ikenna Emeka, and Chiemeka Arinze, are charged before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, of an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

They were arraigned on a seven-count charge of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to kidnap and selling of firearms.

They were alleged to have attempted the kidnapping of Vincent Obianodo, chairman of the Young Shall Grow Motors.

At the last adjourned date, it was reported that one of the defendant, Chiemeka Arinze passed away on November 26 as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest caused by AIDS.

When the matter came up today, A. B. Josiah lawyer representing Udeme Frank Upong informed the court of his intention to change his plea.

Details later


Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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