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Court refuses Abba Kyari’s bail, orders transfer to prison

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, declined to grant the bail application of suspended DCP Abba Kyari who is facing drug trafficking charges.

Instead, trial Justice Emeka Nwike ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to transfer him along with six other co-defendants to prison custody.

The court held that the NDLEA placed sufficient materials before it to warrant the refusal of bail to Kyari and his Co-Defendants.

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Other defendants in the charge marked FHC/ABJ/57/2022, are former members of the IRT, ACP Sunday Ubia, Inspector Simon Agirgba, and Inspector John Nuhu, 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.

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