The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has filed an eight-count charge against the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari and six others, accusing them of among others dealing in 17.55kilogrammes of cocaine.
Abba Kyari was charged with the criminal offences alongside four other senior police officers and two civilians.
Named with Kyari, in the charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/57/2022, are ACP Sunday J. Ubua, ASP Bawa James, Inspector Simon Agirgba, Inspector John Nuhu, Chibunna Patrick Umeibe and Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne.
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.
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
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Act, CAP 30 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.