Suspected kidnapper, Evans has reportedly pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping of oDunu Donatus. The offence was allegedly committed in February 2017.
The kingpin had during his arraignment in August pleaded guilty to the two-count charge, but changed his plea as the court reconvened at 11.45am yesterday.
The Prosecution has indicated their readiness to proceed with the trial. They have three witnesses in court to testify.
Evans was arraigned alongside five others; Uche Amadi, Ogechi Izechuwku, Okechukwu Nwachukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Chukwunonso and the Attorney General of Lagos State, Adeniji Kazeem, who led the prosecution, asked for a trial date and for all defendants to be remanded in prison custody.
We will keep you updated as events unfold.