The probe panel set up by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has turned in its report on the alleged indictment of the erstwhile Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Kyari is being probed for his alleged links with serial internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, who has pleaded guilty in the United States.
The report was submitted by the chairman of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Thursday, 26th August 2021, CP Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer revealed.
Joseph noted that 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.
“DIG Egbunike, while presenting the report, appreciated the IGP for the confidence reposed on him and the members of the Panel to conduct the probe.
“He noted that the panel commenced investigations immediately it was inaugurated on August 2, 2021 and the report submitted is an outcome of a painstaking, transparent and exhaustive investigative process.
“He further revealed that 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 levied against the Officer to enable the Force leadership be appropriately guided in its decision-making processes.
“The IGP 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 reiterated as always, the commitment of the Force to justice for all.”