Appeal Court has rejected alleged drug dealer Abba Kyari’s bail request.
NewsOnline reports that the Abuja Division of the Appeal Court has dismissed an appeal by disgraced police chief Abba Kyari, who sought to reverse the Federal High Court’s refusal of his bail application.
A three-member panel dismissed the suit for lacking merit on Friday.
The Justice Stephen Adah-led panel held that the bail request should be handled cautiously following the nature of the charges against him.
On August 30, Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court, Abuja, dismissed Mr Kyari’s fresh bail application.
The judge held that the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police gave insufficient grounds for the application to be granted.
Mr Kyari, charged by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for drug offences, sought another bail following the attack on Kuje Correctional Centre by Boko Haram.
NDLEA accused Mr Kyari and four other officers of the Inspector General of Police (IGP)’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of dealing with part of the 21.8 kilogrammes of cocaine recovered from Chibunna Umeibe and Emeka Ezenwanne.
The other officers are Bawa James, Simon Agirgba, John Nuhu, and Sunday Ubua.
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