JUST IN: Court Dismisses FG’s Application For Abba Kyari Extradition To US (VIDEO)

News Flash
Help Us Share This Article

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suits filed to extradite suspended ‘supercop’, former Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari to the United States in relation to cyber-fraud.

While delivering his judgment on Monday, the trial judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo said the dismissal was due to a pending court case filed by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

READ ALSO  Man Kills his Mother and Two Kids in Nnewi

While citing Section 3 of Nigeria’s Extradition Law, he submitted that the law forbids the country to extradite a criminal when he is being faced with a case already. Hence, the dismissal of the application.

Recall that Kyari has been sought on extradition to the U.S. to answer a case over his alleged link with Ramon Abass, well known as Hushpuppi, in a $1.1m fraud committed against a Qatari businessman.

READ ALSO  Abba Kyari’s Extradition: FBI Arrives Abuja, To Meet With IGP Of Police

However, he and six others are currently facing trials related to drug trafficking.

VIDEO BELOW


Help Us Share This Article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.