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Abba Kyari: Probe panel submits report to IGP

The Special Investigation Panel (SIP) set up to probe the allegations levelled against the erstwhile head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba...

From left: DIG Joseph Egbunike, the Head Special Investigation Panel (SIP) on the suspended cop Abba Kyari while submitting its report to the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba in Abuja
From left: DIG Joseph Egbunike, the Head Special Investigation Panel (SIP) on the suspended cop Abba Kyari while submitting its report to the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba in Abuja

The Special Investigation Panel (SIP) set up to probe the allegations levelled against the erstwhile head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari has submitted its report to the Inspector-General of Police.

The report was submitted by the chairman of the panel, Joseph Egbunike, a Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Thursday.

Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), was alleged to have been bribed by the suspected billionaire fraudster, Abbas Ramon, also known as Hushpuppi.

Egbunike, while presenting the report, appreciated the IGP for the confidence reposed on him and the members of the panel who conducted the probe.

The senior police officer, who did not disclose the panel’s recommendations, noted that thepPanel commenced investigations immediately after it was inaugurated on 2nd August 2021.

According to him, the report presented contained the case file of the probe, evidence and findings as well as testimonies from DCP Abba Kyari and other persons and groups linked to the matter.

The IGP, who commended the panel for the work done, stated that the essence of the probe was to carry out discrete investigations into the allegation levelled against the officer to enable the Police leadership to be appropriately guided in its decision-making processes.

The police boss assured that a careful and expeditious review of the recommendations would be undertaken by the Force Management Team and thereafter forwarded to appropriate quarters for necessary actions.

He assured that the Force would ensure justice for all.