mbattled Abba Kyari is to appear before a four-man panel this week, to defend his alleged role in the Hushpupi’s trial in the US.
According to a report, the suspended Head of the Intelligence Response Team, who is also a Deputy Commissioner of Police will appear before the Special Investigation Panel to give information about his alleged involvement in a $1.1 million Internet fraud this week.
The Police Service Commission on Sunday suspended Kyari, from service. This was sequel to the recommendation of Kyari’s suspension by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, on Saturday.
The PSC stated that Kyari’s suspension took effect from Saturday (July 31) and would subsist pending the outcome of the investigation in respect of his indictment by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The commission also directed the IG to furnish it with information on further development on the matter for necessary further action, according to a statement by the PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, titled, ‘FBI indictment: PSC suspends DCP Abba Kyari, directs IGP to furnish it with information on further developments.’
The commission’s decision which was conveyed in a letter with reference, PSC/POL/D/153/Vol/V/138 to the IG on Sunday, was signed by Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, a retired Justice of the Supreme Court and Commissioner 1 in the commission on behalf of the PSC Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, who is on leave.