Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, has said some prominent businessmen in the South-East provided information on victims and got a percentage from the ransom received.
The Nation reports that the suspect gave some names to the police.
Evans also confessed that some of his accomplices were based in Europe and were into drug business.
According to a source, Evans explained that he usually shared the loot with his informants on a (60-40)% basis. He has reportedly threatened to make a public announcement, if the police fails to arrest those he mentioned.
“It is true. He has mentioned some very prominent businessmen from the southeast as those who provided information on people he kidnapped.
“He claimed that they shared from the ransoms he collected.
“Evans claimed that most of his accomplices were based in Europe and that they were into drug business.
“The information he provided is being investigated. You do not expect the police to go and arrest people just like that.
“We have to be sure there is a connection between Evans and those mentioned. Once that is established, they would all be arrested.
“But he has been threatening to go public, if people mentioned are not arrested,” he said.