- Baba further noted that the suspension will help the Special Investigation Panel (SIP) to carry out its investigations into the weighty allegations against Abba Kyari without interference.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Police Service Commission(PSC) has approved the recommendations of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, to suspend the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, over his alleged involvement in a $1.1 million dollar fraud perpetrated by suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi.
The latest development was made known via a statement by Head Press and Public Relations of PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, on Sunday.
The Police Commission stated that the suspension of Abba Kyari took effect from Saturday, July 31, and subsists pending the outcome of the investigation in respect of his allegation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the PSC further directed the IGP to furnish it with information on further development on the matter for necessary further action.
EKO HOT BLOG had earlier reported that the IGP in the letter dated 31st July 2021, and addressed to the Police Service Commission, stated that the suspension of Abba Kyari is in line with the internal disciplinary processes.
Baba further noted that the suspension will help the Special Investigation Panel (SIP) to carry out its investigations into the weighty allegations against Abba Kyari without interference.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the panel is headed by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), DIG Joseph Egbunike.
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According to the IGP, the panel will further undertake a detailed review of all the allegations against Abba Kyari by the United States Government as contained in relevant documents made available to Nigeria Police Force (NPF) by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
EKO HOT BLOG reports that DCP Abba Kayri has been in the news recently over a multi-million dollar fraud perpetrated by suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi.
A US Court document has revealed the conversation between Abba Kyari and Hushpuppi over bribery and arrest of another suspected fraudster, Chibuzor Vincent following a dispute over a $1.1 million dupe of a Qatari businessperson.
It was gathered that the 46-year-old Deputy Commissioner was on Wednesday, July 28, named in a report by an officer of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FIB) as one of six persons who conspired to fraudulently obtain over $1.1m from the business person.
According to the documents released by the FBI, it was discovered that DCP Abba Kyari had a relationship with Hushpuppi which went on till the latter was arrested.
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