Court Dismisses Application by Northern Group To Stop Arrest, Extradition Of Disgraced DCP Abba Kyari To US

A Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected an ex-parte utility for an order restraining the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) from arresting and extraditing suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling on Thursday, stated he was not inclined to granting the aid sought within the ex-parte movement.

Court Dismisses Application by Northern Group To Stop Arrest, Extradition Of Disgraced DCP Abba Kyari To US 2

The Incorporated Trustees of Northern Peace Foundation had by way of its group of attorneys led by Dr Olukayode Ajulo argued an ex-parte utility earlier than the decide praying him to grant the non permanent order of injunction towards the 2 defendants pending the listening to and remaining willpower of the substantive swimsuit.

The ex-parte utility dated August 9 2021, was achieved with a 21 paragraph affidavit of urgency.

The plaintiff is, within the substantive swimsuit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/854/2021, querying the propriety of the alleged risk to arrest and extradite Kyari in relation to his indictment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) within the United States.

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has since suspended Abba Kyari from workplace and as head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT).

His suspension adopted the advice of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, as a short lived measure whereas the police examine Kyari’s relationship with suspected fraudster, Ramon Abbas, often known as Hushpuppi.

Kyari was indicted by a U.S. courtroom as a conspirator in a $1.1 million fraudulent deal towards a Qatari businessman.

Hushpuppi had stated he used the previous chief of the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team, to jail a fellow Fraudster, Kelly Chibuzo Vincent after each had been locked in a dispute presumably over how you can share the $1.1 million loot obtained from a Qatari businessperson.

Vincent subsequently contacted the sufferer and knowledgeable them that they had been being scammed by a syndicate involving him and Hushpuppi, US courtroom paperwork learn.

This elicited anger from Hushpuppi, who contacted Kyari to arrest and jail his rival over the dispute. Abbas stated Kyari despatched photos of Vincent in jail and subsequently despatched his checking account quantity to Hushpuppi to which a wire switch must be made having executed a great job as despatched by him.

“Court documents outline a dispute among members of the conspiracy, which allegedly prompted Vincent to contact the victim and claim that Abbas and Juma were engaged in fraud. After this contact, Abbas allegedly arranged to have Vincent jailed in Nigeria by Abba Alhaji Kyari, 46, of Nigeria.

“According to the affidavit, Kyari is a highly decorated deputy commissioner of the Nigeria Police Force who is alleged to have arranged for Vincent to be arrested and jailed at Abbas’ behest, and then sent Abbas photographs of Vincent after his arrest. Kyari also allegedly sent Abbas bank account details for an account into which Abbas could deposit payment for Vincent’s arrest and imprisonment,” US justice division stated in an announcement.

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Court Dismisses Application by Northern Group To Stop Arrest, Extradition Of Disgraced DCP Abba Kyari To US

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