An arrest warrant was issued for the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, who has been linked to fraud with Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi.
Court documents disclosed that Otis Wright of the United States District Court for the Central District of California ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to arrest Kyari and produce him in the United States for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud.
Hushpuppi had accused the Deputy Commissioner of Police of receiving bribes from him to arrest a member of the syndicate in Nigeria.
Leakblast.com reports that the Nigerian Police on Thursday evening said it would carry out an internal review of the allegations against Kyari.
“Sequel to the receipt of allegation and indictment processes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against one of the personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Abba Kyari, the Inspector General of Police IGP Usman Alkali Baba psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered an internal review of the allegations.
“The Nigeria Police Force reaffirms its commitment to the pursuit of justice and the strengthening of its professional relationship with the FBI and other international partners.
“Further developments on this case will be communicated to members of the public accordingly,” the statement read.
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