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BREAKING NEWS: Court Remands Abba Kyari In Prison

The judge presiding over the Court in Abuja announced the rejection of the application for bail filed by the legal team of suspended DCP, Abba Kyari.

Recall that Sunday J. Ubua who happens to be an assistant commissioner of Police In a twist of event, directed that Kyari alongside five others be charged in relation to offences of unlawful drug dealings be transferred to the Kuje correctional custody pending trial.

Having earlier disclosed that the NDLEA has enough evidence against the embattled police officer being offered bail, on Monday, being the 28th day of march of this present year, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ordered the transfer of the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, and six others that are facing drug trafficking charges with him, to the Kuje Correctional Center.

The judge presiding over the proceedings Justice Emeka Nwike ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), to transfer the defendants to prison custody in the aftermath of him being denied bail.

The judge noted that the NDLEA had sufficient materials with enough evidence before it to warrant the refusal of bail to Kyari and his co-defendants.

in his ruling, Justice Emeka maintained that the prosecution has placed sufficient materials before the court to warrant the refusal of bail to both senior police officers.

The court equally denied bail to former members of the IRT, ACP Sunday Ubia, Inspector Simon Agirgba, and Inspector John Nuhu.

Other Defendants in the charge marked FHC/ABJ/57/2022, are; ASP Bawa James, as well as two drug traffickers that were arrested at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu, Chibunna Patrick Umeibe and Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwane.

Though a trial date of the defendants has been fixed on Thursday being the 28th day of April for the review of facts in respect of the case against Umeibe and Ezenwane.

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