- Suspended DCP Abba Kyari was on Thursday, May 26, brought before the Federal High Court in Abuja
- Kyari along with some accomplices was arraigned at the by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
- The embattled police chief is to answer questions on the drug trafficking-related charges made against him
Abuja - Abba Kyari, the embattled police chief, and six others have been brought back to court to be tried on drug trafficking charges brought against them by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Among the suspects who appeared at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, May 26, were 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.
Again, Abba Kyari lands in trouble as NDLEA marks his Borno properties for confiscation
Meanwhile, Kyari had been greeted with another calamity as operatives of the NDLEA marked some properties allegedly belonging to him for investigation.
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The operation was sanctioned by the headquarters of the NDLEA.
The alleged properties of the suspect as gathered by Legit.ng were the ones situated in Maiduguri, Borno state.
A source in the agency revealed that the properties included a shopping complex with about 100 shops and other properties.
Recall that the suspect, Abba Kyari is a native of Borno and has been remanded in prison alongside his accomplices since February.
NDLEA nabs drug kingpin linked to Kyari Similarly, the NDLEA recently apprehended an alleged associate of Abba Kyari known as Afam Mallinson Emmanuel Ukatu.
Report reveals that Ukati was a serial drug dealer and had been alleged for involvement in a tramadol deal worth N3 billion with the embattled Abba Kyari.
Abba Kyari: Why we'll defend suspended super cop, SANs, lawyers
About 20 lawyers had declared their interest to defend DCP Abba Kyari, the suspected police chief, in a suit filed by the NDLEA.
Speaking on behalf of his colleagues on Wednesday, March 9, a member of the legal team, Musa Shafiu, said they are working with four Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs).