Lota Ezeudu Case: SaharaReporters Obtains Copies Of Fraudulent Statements By Police and Prison Officers

Lotachukwu Ezeudu
By SaharaReporters, New York

SaharaReporters has just obtained copies of two fraudulent letters signed and issued by a top police officer in Funtua, Katsina State, and a medical doctor employed by the Enugu Prisons to help a major suspect in the kidnap of Lotachukwu Ezeudu to escape justice.

The suspect, Uche Moses Amajor, has been identified as a major player in the kidnap of Lota Ezeudu on September 26, 2009. The kidnap victim has not been seen since.
 
After the kidnap, Uche Moses Amajor went underground for more than a year and a half, eluding police investigators and prosecutors who sought him as a suspect in the case. Our sources within the police and the Ministry of Justice in Enugu said they believed that the suspect was shielded during his run by his father, a Kaduna-based hotelier named Charles Ifeanyi Amajor, owner of Prosper Hotel in Enugu. In fact, the hotelier and his wife accompanied by their lawyers finally surrendered their son a few months ago after SaharaReporters reported that prosecutors were planning to arrest Mr. Charles Amajor as an accomplice in his son’s crimes.
 
After handing his son over to the police, Mr. Charles Amajor then went on a rampage to bribe police and prison officials in order to secure his son’s release. He obtained a fraudulent letter (see a copy below) from Mahmud Isah, the area commander of the Nigerian police in Funtua, stating that Uche Moses Amajor had come to the Funtua police station on September 25, 2009 to report that he had been robbed at gunpoint. But prosecutors in Enugu had gathered more than enough evidence of Uche Amajor’s participation In Lota Ezeudu’s kidnap to expose the falsity of the document issued by Mr. Isah.
 
More recently, the hotelier bribed Dr. Chike Okoli of the Enugu Prisons Department to fabricate a report stating that Uche Amajor is infected with hepatitis and should be released to seek treatment outside of prison (see copy of the report). Two prison officials who are colleagues of Dr. Okoli told Saharareporters that his action should earn him a sack from his job.
 
SaharaReporters continues to follow the case.

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Hmmm!!

I feel Mr. Charles Amajor is badly advised and whoever is advising him is very wicked because he is quietly enroping himself into the ase. He would have had much more honour if he had washed his hands off his son's atrocities and stayed clear from the case for his family's sake.
some years back, i got to meet his girls in Lagos, quite responsible girls and i feel the father would have done them well by saving their name.
in short, why i did not call you a chief is because you are not acting like one. a popular saying goes "one should remove hte hands of the monkey from the soup before it turns into a human hand"

As for the doctor attached to Enugu prisons and the Funtuwa police station, I pray that you meet your waterloo; it is because of people like you that Nigeria has not changed for the better.

Ringim, what is Sam Chukwu doing in your Force headquarters on uniform?!

Hmmm!!

I feel Mr. Charles Amajor is badly advised and whoever is advising him is very wicked because he is quietly enroping himself into the case. He woul have had much more honour if he had washed his hands of his son's atrocities and stayed clear from the case for his family's sake. Some years back , i got to meet his girls in Lagos; quite responsible girls and I feel the father would have done them well by saving their name.
In short, why i did not call you a Chief is because you are not acting like one. A popular saying goes "one should remove the hands of the monkey from the soup before it turns into a human hand'.

As for the doctor attached to Enugu prisons and the Funtuwa Police station, I pray that you meet your waterloo; it is because of people like you that Nigeria has not changed for the better.

Ringim, what is Sam Chukwu doing in your Force headquarters on uniforms?!

@otile

Men what is ur problem ? must u come on dis site and sing d same old tribal tune.........me thinks a yoruba man snatched ur wife sometime.......cos dis ur hatred is abnormal mostly imatured.

The illegality is from the top

It is a rot in the system as a whole and its a queue from the top echelons downward.
Hence, the President, his ministers and down to the verious Governors and their commisioners are corrupt what does one expect?
Not forgeting Chairman and councillors all around the country.
When anyone is in Govt. be it police or any positions, he/she made savings for the raining days and in whatever means neccessary just to evolve in the business or national cake when in that corridor.
WHAT A SHAME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

On course

Every country is bedevilled with ills in their society, but the way each goes about the arduous task of correcting these ills go a long way in defining the level of credibility that the nation stands for. Sahara reporters is really doing a magnificent job in exposing the ills of our nation. If these exposures will be properly tackled by the concerned authorities, is quite a different issue, that no doubt would illustrate what we are,collectively as a nation. But we would not loose focus because of the cruelty and ineffectiveness of our system. We would continue to press forward until every vestige of the wicked and evil system that the Nigerian nationhood operates on, is completely uprooted.

Nigerians Saving Nigerians:

The notorious policeman and Med. Doctor

The notorious policeman and medical doctor should be thoroughly investicated and if found guilty should be summarily dimissed and prepared for full prosecution. Any presiding judge MUST ensure that if found guilty be jailed without option of fine. Shikena.

THE POLICEMEN, THE DOCTORS & THE POLITICIANS, ARE ALL ROGUES.

 The only country where evil doers brag and run governments. Everything in that country is fake- The marriages, The Child births, The churches, the Imams, The Degrees etc.

 What can we do to change our descent into a failed state? Zaire was richer than us but look at them today and now We have taking over the race to self destruction & unless a miracle happens we will be saying in future there was once a country called Nigeria.

What is Happening to Babangida in Germany

Saharareporters please can you give us the update about the state of health of the dictatorial,corrupt,drug baronish, homosexually centred,prodigalist,sadistic,deceitful Minna King, Ibrahim Babangida. I learnt he is enjoying his loot on a sick bed in an undisclosed hospital in Germany. Is death finally lurking behind him?

Nigeria Police? Forget them!

I have been following this case since it's beginning and it would have been comic to see the tactis the suspects have resorted to, were the details of this case not so tragic. In countries where deterrents for crimes exist, this doctor and the police officer would have thought twice before issuing such allegedly fraudulent documents. May God continue to console the family of late Lota Ezeudu & may his kidnappers and eventual killers never find peace.

Nigeria Police? Forget them!

I have been following this case since it's beginning and it would have been comic to see the tactis the suspects have resorted to, were the details of this case not so tragic. In countries where deterrents for crimes exist, this doctor and the police officer would have thought twice before issuing such allegedly fraudulent documents. May God continue to console the family of late Lota Ezeudu & may his kidnappers and eventual killers never find peace.

thanks so much

God bless you sahara reporters team. the guilty must be punished and justice must be done for lotanna.

DR. Okoli is well known for this type of arrangement

Don't you know him? Dr. Okoli would stop at nothing to make money. He had even been accused of sexually harassing female inmates at the Enugu Prison.
Nigerian Medical Council should investigate this unscrupulous doctor and strip him bare of his undeserving certificate. He is a rogue. Most peolpe in Enugu knew that he had a link with the kidnappers. May this be his last heinous medical service as a member of the Nigerian medical Association. Bastard!!!

Thanks SR

Where are the other newspapers in Nigeria? Can't they do something to make sure the perpetrators of this evil are brought to book? Thanks Sahara.

So the Nigeria police can go

So the Nigeria police can go this far all just for money, Nigeria will never learn, we seek justice at all time, Jonathan president has to seek the truth.

Is this not the kind of

Is this not the kind of letter that Obasanjo wrote to Jonathan to fire some Northerners that landed some pressmen into the SSS net? Why are the Yorubas whipping the ethnic embers now?

THANKS SR, KEEP THE HEAT ON,

THANKS SR, KEEP THE HEAT ON, EVERY PERSON OR PERSONS SHOULD ANSWER FOR HIS CRIME NO MATER HOW HIGHLY PLACED.

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