A suspected kidnap gang leader, Chukwudume Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has pleaded guilty before a Lagos State High Court to charges of kidnapping and conspiracy.
Two of the five other suspected kidnappers charged along with him, Uche Amadi and Ogechi Nwachukwu also pleaded guilty to the charges.
The other three, Okuchike Nwachukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Aduba pleaded not guilty.
According to the prosecution led by Mr Adeniji Kazeem, the Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Evans and his accomplices committed the offence of conspiracy at 7.45pm on Feb. 14 on Obokun Street, Ilupeju, Lagos.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi ordered Evans and two of the suspects who pleaded guilty to be remanded at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.