DCP Abba Kyari, 6 others for arraignment today over Drug trafficking.

Written by on March 7, 2022

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, will today arraign the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, following his alleged involvement in drug trafficking.

DCP Kyari will be docked before Justice Emeka Nwite, alongside four other police officers, namely ACP Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba and Insp. John Nuhu, and two alleged drug traffickers that were arrested at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu, Chibunna Patrick Umeibe and Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne.

The Defendants will enter their plea to an eight-count criminal charge the NDLEA preferred against them.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, had last Wednesday, okayed request for DCP Kyari to be extradited to the United States of America, USA, to face trial over his alleged involvement with an internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi.

Seun Fakorede

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