EXCLUSIVE: Hushpuppi: Police Panel Recommends Demotion For Disgraced DCP, Abba Kyari To Prevent His Extradition To US

The probe panel arrange by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to analyze the erstwhile Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, over his hyperlinks with serial web fraudster, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, submitted a compromised report, SaharaReporters has gathered.

SaharaReporters learnt that the panel discovered Kyari responsible of some infractions after its investigations however advisable that Kyari ought to be demoted and never dismissed.

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Top sources within the Nigeria Police Force informed SaharaReporters on Friday that the plot by the police authorities handy Kyari a demotion was to frustrate his a lot anticipated extradition to the United States.

SaharaReporters had on Thursday reported that the probe panel arrange by the IGP after three weeks of dilly-dallying turned in its report on the alleged indictment of Kyari by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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Competent sources nonetheless revealed that what the panel advisable to the IGP was a demotion – the report which might type the idea of what the Police Service Commission would act upon.

“The police report on Abba Kyari only recommends demotion to a lower rank. They figured that he could be extradited if dismissed. Kyari’s real enemies are at the police service commission and what they want is an outright dismissal.

“But they have to defer to the IGP. The IGP is no doubt Kyari’s godfather. So we are waiting to see what he would approve,” a high supply revealed.

Kyari is being probed for his alleged hyperlinks with Hushpuppi, who has pleaded responsible within the United States.

The police panel report was submitted by the chairman of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike, on the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Thursday, twenty sixth August 2021, CP Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, acknowledged.

Joseph had famous that the report offered contained the case file of the probe, proof, and findings in addition to testimonies from Kyari and different individuals and teams linked to the matter.

Mba had stated, “The IGP assured that a careful and expeditious review of the recommendations would be undertaken by the Force Management Team and thereafter forwarded to appropriate quarters for necessary actions. He reiterated as always, the commitment of the Force to justice for all.”

According to the US Department of Justice, a legal criticism initiated the prosecution of Hushpuppi in February as court docket paperwork ordered unsealed confirmed that Abbas, a 37-year-old Nigerian nationwide, pleaded responsible on April 20.

The United States Attorney’s Office, Central District of California, had issued an arrest warrant towards Kyari for his alleged hyperlinks to the suspected fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi, who’s standing trial for varied offences that embody web fraud and cash laundering.

Hushpuppi has since pleaded responsible to the costs and, if convicted, dangers a 20-year-jail time period, three-year supervision upon completion of jail time period, and financial restitution to the tune of $500,000 or extra. 

The court docket paperwork additionally outlined a dispute amongst members of the Hushpuppi conspiracy, which allegedly prompted him to rearrange to have a person recognized as ‘co-conspirator’ Kelly Chibuzor Vincent, jailed in Nigeria by DCP Kyari.

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.” 

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