Notorious kidnap kingpin Evans has boasted that he is the Baron of Kidnappers in Nigeria.
Evans made the disclosure when he led police detectives from the Federal Anti-kidnapping Unit to locations where he had the detention camps where his victims were kept for months while negotiations for ransom went on.
Vanguard report that Evans took the operatives to two of the three camps located in the New Igando and Jakande Estate, Isolo, Lagos State.
Evans who was arrested by a combined team of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team [IRT] and the Anti-Kidnap Unit of the Lagos State Police Command at one of his Magodo Phase II GRA, Lagos, home on Saturday, June 10, 2017, allegedly told the police that he rented the three camps to be used as camps for the abducted victims.
“I rented the house in Isolo in 2010 and used it for my detention camp. I have kept only three victims inside the house. I paid for only one year rent.
I have just three camps in Lagos where I kept some of the victims I kidnapped and the camps are in Jakande Estate, Igando and Gowon Estate area of the state.
I collected $1 million from one of the victims while the other two paid me $300,000 and $250,000 respectively.
Whenever I noticed policemen were after me, I will move the victim to a different camp so as to prevent policemen from tracking me.
I rented the Jakande house for N750,000 per annum. I also operate several bank accounts, but I used GTB constantly.
I don’t come to the camps; I have my boys on the ground and they give me information on a daily basis.
I can say I am the king of kidnappers in Nigeria and if the police can arrest me despite the security I put in place, I don't think any kidnapper is safe. I invested a lot of money in my security to always be ahead of the police but the way and manner they caught me was a surprise. I give kudos to them.
The vehicles I owned were a Toyota Hilux and a Nissan pickup that I bought for N7 million each; a Lexus GS460, which I bought for N22 million; 2016 Range Rover, which cost me N55 million and Lexus GL47 that was bought for N9 million.
That is to tell you that I lived large on my kidnap proceeds but I will tell any kidnapper out there to desist from the crime as the police will surely catch up with you no matter how long it takes.
If I am given a second chance, I will be the most grateful person on earth and I promise to be an advocate of anti-kidnapping in the country.”