Suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) shortly after declaring him wanted.
The embattled DCP was indicted in a drug scandal by the NDLEA.
According to NDLEA, Kyari was involved in a 25 kilograms of cocaine deal worth billions.
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NDLEA statement read in part;
“Few hours after he was declared wanted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA over his involvement in a 25 kilograms Cocaine deal, the Nigerian Police Force has handed over the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, the erstwhile Commander of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) at the Force Intelligence Bureau of the Nigerian Police Force, to the anti-narcotic agency.
Five of the wanted suspects namely: DCP Abba Kyari; ACP Sunday J. Ubua; ASP Bawa James; Inspector Simon Agirgba and Inspector John Nuhu were driven into the National Headquarters of NDLEA in Abuja at about 5pm on Monday 14th February to formally hand them over for interrogation and further investigation.”