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Alleged Hard Drug Offences: NDLEA slams 8-count charges against Abba Kyari and 6 others

suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP Abba Kyari

Finally, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has slammed an 8-count hard drug trafficking charge against the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP Abba Kyari.

Abba Kyari was charged with the criminal offences alongside four other senior police officers and two civilians.

The charges marked FHC/ABJ/CR/57/2022 is filed at the Federal High Court in Abuja and signed by Mr Joseph Sunday, NDLEA Director, Prosecution and Legal Services.

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Those charged alongside Abba Kyari are Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP Sunday Ubua, Assistant Superintendent of Police ASP Bawa James, Inspector Simon Agirigba, Inspector John Nuhu, Chibuinna Patrick Umeibe and Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne.

In count one, Abba Kyari, ACP Sunday Ubua, ASP Bawa James, Inspector Simon Agirigba, and Inspector John Nuhu, all of Intelligence Response Team were said to have between January 19 and 25 dealt in 17. 55 kilograms of cocaine and committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 14 (b) of the Natural Drug Law Enforcement Agency Act, CAP 30 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.

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