Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, and his accomplices – Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu to life imprisonment, were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos High Court.
The court found Evans guilty of the kidnap of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Mr Donatius Dunu.
In a three-hour judgment, Justice Hakeem Oshodi found the three persons guilty of conspiracy and kidnapping.
The judge, however, discharged and acquitted the other co-defendants, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, an ex-soldier, and Victor Aduba, also an ex-soldier.
He held that there was no evidence linking them to the crimes.