Evans may face death as Ambode signs anti-kidnapping prohibition bill into law
Kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias Evans, may be sentenced to death as Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode signs Anti-kidnapping Prohibition Bill 2016, passed by the House of Assembly on January 5. into law.
The law prescribes life imprisonment depending on the circumstances or the death penalty for kidnapping in the state.
Also in this category is forceful extortion which ‘Evans’ also committed.
The law also applies to kidnappers whose victims die while in captivity It applies to kidnappers whose victims die in their custody and life imprisonment for the act of kidnapping.
“This law imposes a penalty of life imprisonment for kidnapping for ransom.
“The law stipulates that, where a victim dies in the course of kidnapping, the suspect is liable on conviction to death.
“Security is of utmost importance to our administration, and we are confident that this law will serve as a deterrent to anybody who may desire to engage in this wicked act within the boundaries of Lagos State.
“Our justice system will be required to execute this law in absolute and make sure that any criminal caught faces the full wrath of the law,” Ambode said.