A co-defendant with Evans the millionaire kidnapper has died in prison custody.

Chiemeka Arinze, has been standing trial with suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.

Evans, Arinze, Joseph Emeka, and Udeme Upong are standing trial for the attempted abduction of Chief Vincent Obianodo, the Chairman of the Young Shall Grow Motors, before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

The suspects are facing seven counts of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, attempt to kidnap, among others.

It was learnt that Arinze, said to have been ill, died last Friday, November 26, 2021.

He died at a General Hospital where he was taken to for treatment.

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