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Evans Alleged Accomplice Dies In Prison


Chiemeka Arinze, an alleged accomplice of billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, has died in prison custody.

The deceased, Arinze, was standing trial alongside, Evans, Joseph Emeka, and Udeme Upong, over the attempted kidnap of Chief Vincent Obianodo, the Chairman of the Young Shall Grow Motors, before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

They are facing a seven-count charge of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, attempt to kidnap and sale and transfer of firearms.

A medical report sighted by our Correspondent stated that Chemeka Arinze died on Friday, November 26, 2021 as a result of Cardiopulmonary arrest.

It was gathered that Arinze, who has been sick, was rushed from the prison to a General Hospital on Friday, where he later died.

The medical records from Ajeromi General Hospital, Ajegunle signed by Dr. Salisu B. E. indicated that the deceased who died at the age of 45 was suffering from complicated Advanced HIV.