Evans Sues Police for ₦1 Billion, Seeks Release Of Properties
Suspected kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans has sued the police for ₦1 billion for the forceful seizure of his properties, Channelsreports.
This time, Evans wants the court to compel the police to immediately and unconditionally release his two residential houses located in Magodo area of Lagos State.
He also wants the court to order the police and its leadership to severally and jointly tender an apology as well as pay him the sum of N1 billion.
The N1billion he said is general and exemplary damages for the alleged forceful seizure and confiscation of his properties without a court order and perpetual injunction restraining them from tampering or taking any action against him or any of his properties in relation to this case.
Apart front the two residential houses, Evans also listed his other seized properties to include N50 million cash, a wrist-watch worth $170,000, a phone worth $30,000 and five pieces of Saphono Rucci Diamond rings worth $100,000.
Others are three Italian travel bags worth $55,000 dollars, 10 Spanish shoes each worth N2.5 million, 20 KVA inverter set worth N10 million and two sets of dining table worth N8 million.
The applicant also wants N4 million as the cost of action against the police.
His lawyer Olukoya Ogungbeje filed the suit against the Inspector General of Police, the Nigeria Police Force, the Intelligence Response Team, (IRT), ACP Abba Kyari and DSP Phillip Rieninwa.
No date has however been fixed for the hearing of the suit.
Evans had previously filed a ₦300 million Fundamental Right Enforcement suit against the Inspector General of Police (IGP) alleging wrongful detention, which was dismissed.
In his new suit, he wants an apology and the “unconditional release” of his 2 landed properties in Magodo, Lagos. He also asked that ₦4 million be paid as the cost of action against the police.
He also listed several other properties of his seized by the police, including ₦50 million cash, a wrist-watch worth $170,000, a phone worth $30,000, and 5 pieces of Saphono Rucci Diamond rings worth $100,000.
There were also 3 Italian travel bags worth $55,000 dollars, 10 Spanish shoes each worth ₦2.5 million, 20 KVA inverter set worth ₦10 million and two sets of dining table worth ₦8 million.
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