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Abba Kyari Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Abba Kyari Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Abba Kyari Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Trafficking

A suspended Nigeria police officer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of conspiracy and drug trafficking. Abba Kyari, forty-six years old, appeared in Abuja federal court on Monday.

ABUJA, Nigeria (MANDY NEWS) —A suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has pleaded not guilty to federal charges, an eight-count criminal charge bordering on conspiracy and drug trafficking.

The 46-year-old, who is currently on suspension and relieved from all police duties pending the outcome of an internal investigation into his alleged connection with Hushpuppi, appeared in a federal court on Monday.

Abba Kyari and four other police officers are accused of conspiracy, obstruction, and dealing in cocaine worth 17.55 kilograms. They were also accused of tampering with 21.25kg of cocaine unlawfully.

Abba Kyari was arrested February after he was declare wanted by the NDLEA.

You can read more on NDLEA website.

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