The Police Service Commission (PSC) and other Police authorities have kickstarted moves to dismiss embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari, from the police force.
Bibian Anekwe News reports that this is following the Federal Government’s decision to begin extradition process of Abba Kyari after a request by the United States for the disgraced cop to answer questions over the $1.1million wire fraud allegedly perpetrated by Abass Ramon, aka Hushpuppi and four others.
While the Police authorities formally queried Abba Kyari and his team on Sunday, it was gathered that the Federal Government may have approved the extradition of Kyari to provide him an opportunity to clear himself of charges levelled against him by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.
According to Vanguard, dismissing Abba Kyari will prevent the shame that might accompany his trial by NDLEA, following his alleged involvement in deal after the on-going investigations.
Bibian Anekwe News reports that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) had on Thursday filed eight count charges against Kyari and others over their alleged involvement in drug trafficking.
Recall that Abba Kyari is wanted in the US for an alleged conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering and identity theft.
He was accused of conspiring with a United Arab Emirate, UAE – based Nigerian, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, to commit the crime.
If you recall, the report of the DIG Joseph Egbunike Special Investigation earlier submitted by IGP Usman Alkali Baba was returned and Force Headquarters asked to carry out another investigation on the Hushpuppi allegation.
“They are yet to return the new investigation report to us. But whatever be the case, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice may have considered it expedient to send him to first clear himself of the allegations against him in the US.
“If he’s exonerated, then it would be easy to determine the case in Nigeria,” a source told Vanguard.
Bibian Anekwe News