FBI agents have arrived Nigeria to arrest Abba Kyari over Hushpuppi fraud.
Newsone understands that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents are reportedly in Nigeria and met with Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba to demand that Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari be arrested and extradited to the United States (US) for interrogation in regards to his connection with Hushpuppi.
This online news platform understands that a 46-year-old Deputy Commissioner of Police and leader of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari, was on Wednesday, July 28, named in a report by an officer of the US Federal Bureau of Invetigation (FIB) as one of six persons who conspired to fraudulently obtain over $1m from a business person.
Also, Newsone reports that internet fraudster, Ramon Abass popularly known as Hushpuppi has pleaded guilty and will be sentenced to a jail term of 20 years.
Newsone understands that the report, which has gone viral on the social media, has seen the the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba giving an order to probe Hushpuppi in a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba which was sighted by Newsone Nigeria.
The statement promised Nigerians that it would keep the public updated on the case’s progress.
It said: “Sequel to the receipt of allegations and indictment processes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against one of the personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Abba Kyari, the Inspector General of Police IGP Usman Alkali Baba psc (+), NPM, FDC has ordered an internal review of the allegations.
“The Nigeria Police Force confirms its dedication to the pursuit of justice and the improvement of its professional relationship with the FBI and other foreign partners.”
“Any further developments in this case will be conveyed to the public in a timely manner.”
According to the documents released by the FBI, Newsone reports that while investigation was going on, it was discovered that DCP Abba Kyari had a relationship with Hushpuppi which went on till the later was arrested.
Hours after Abba Kyari’s denial, a report has emerged, claiming that four FBI agents met with the IGP on Thursday to request that Nigeria’s famed cop, Kyari, be extradited to the US for questioning in connection with the operations of alleged serial online fraudster Ramon Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi.
The report monitored on E-Nigeria Newspaper by Newsone Nigeria, quoted a reliable source to have said FBI agents returned on Friday (today) to ensure that their requests be honored, citing the case’s importance.
“He explained “Agents from the FBI met with the IGP yesterday (Thursday) to demand Abba Kyari’s arrest and extradition to the US, citing the case’s urgency.
“Four FBI agents returned to the IG’s office this morning, requesting that Kyari be released for questioning,” the report said about the FBI agents.