Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, and his accomplices – Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu – were sentenced to life in prison by Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Friday.
Evans was found guilty of the kidnapping of Mr Donatius Dunu, the CEO of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, by the court.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi convicted the three people guilty of conspiracy and kidnapping after a three-hour hearing.
The other co-defendants, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, an ex-soldier, and Victor Aduba, also an ex-soldier, were released and acquitted by the judge.
He said that there was no indication that they were involved in the crimes.A
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