Hushpuppi: PSC set to decide Abba Kyari’s fate as IGP submits report

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There are i9ndication that the Police Service Commission (PSC), would decide the fate of former Commandant, Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, this week.

Kyari was suspended in August following the recommendation of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, to the Police Service Commission (PSC) to enable an independent probe into allegations against him.

He has been under investigation over his alleged role in a $1.1 million internet scam by an Instagram Influencer, Abbas Ramon, a.k.a. Hushpuppi, and four others.

The probe followed Kyari’s indictment by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), which recommended that he be extradited to the US for trial.

Veritynewsonline gathered that IGP Baba, who had received the report of the four-man panel set up to investigate Kyari, has forwarded his recommendation, based on the outcome of the probe, to the PSC.

A source at the commission, who confirmed the devopment, also disclosed that the commission would deliberate on the issue this week and decide the fate of the the former IRT boss.

IGP Baba had received the report of the panel set up to investigate Kyari in August, 2021.

The report was presented to the IGP by the chairman of the panel, Joseph Egbunike, a deputy inspector general of police.