Evans is standing trial with Joseph Ikenna Emeka, Chiemeka Arinze, and Udeme Frank Upong on seven counts of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to kidnap and selling of firearms. The incident was said to have occurred on August 27, 2013 at Third Avenue, Festac Town. In his testimony, the police officer, Haruna said investigations revealed that the Chairman of the Young Shall Grow Motors was returning from a game house along Festac Town when his convoy was attacked by heavily armed men led by Evans. During the attack, the chairman was shot in the right arm while his driver, one Mr Peter Nweke, was shot dead. One of his escorts, Chijoke Ngozi (female), was also shot dead.
During a gun duel between the chairman’s police escorts and the gang, three of the gang members were shot dead by Inspector Solomon Igwe, while the rest fled the scene.