Nigerian police operatives have arrested a Lance Corporal with the Army for being an alleged accomplice to suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans.
The soldier identified as Victor Chukwunonso with force number 09/NA/64/6317 was apprehended at the weekend in Lagos after Evans named him and some prominent southeast businessmen as his accomplices.
The suspect, serving at the Army Band Corps, Abati Barracks in Surulere, was arrested around 9 pm at Ojo by operatives of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
Chukwunonso, a native of Onitsha in Anambra State, it was gathered, confessed to having followed Evans on three kidnap missions.
According to sources, Chukwunonso confessed to having received N2million, N1.5million, and N3million as shares from the three operations he participated in.
Our correspondent gathered the soldier was one of many other security agencies being investigated after their names were mentioned by Evans as his accomplices.