A security source close to Evans investigation has revealed why the kidnapper will not be released – The source said that given Evans sophistication, he could attempt a prison break – The source also alleged that Evans could reorganise himself in prison Nigerian security operatives are jittery over the ability of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka, Evans, to organise an escape if remanded in prison custody. According to Vanguard, Evans pose a security threat to Nigeria if he is remanded.
The operatives believe that the sophisticated kidnapper could use his high profile network to obtain some respite in prison and organise a break-out eventually. It was also learnt that all the monies and properties criminally obtained by the kidnapper during his 20-year reign have not been traced and in such a situation where he has access to such vast sums of money, he could use his money while in prison to reoganise his network and set up a new gang. NAIJ,com wrote that the police have obtained a court order and as such, are legally backed to detain the high profile kidnapper for the next three months before his prosecution.