I own 4 mansions in Lagos, Ghana, $170,000 watch, $20,000 phones – Billionaire kidnapper, Evans
In his confession, the suspect told police investigators he has two houses in highbrow Magodo Estate in Lagos, which he brought for N130 million and N70 million.
Evans, who disclosed that he had been in the kidnapping business for 10 years, also confessed to have two four bedroom houses in Ghana.
He claimed to have a wristwatch he bought for $170,000 and nine phones, three of which cost $6,000 each.
The kidnap kingpin said he sent his wife away when he realised the police were closing in on him.
He said he once relocated to Ghana and was planning to travel abroad before he was caught.
Evans was arrested in one of the houses in Lagos on Saturday, after five years on the run.
Operatives got intelligence that Evans was hiding in his Magodo mansion and stormed the building.
The suspect was said to have run to the roof of the house for emergency exit but the police officers caught up with him.
In the course of his arrest, he slammed the door against the operatives and injured a policeman.
It was gathered that four AK47 rifles and over 50 magazines were recovered from the house.
Meanwhile, operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, IRT, that made the arrest have celebrated.