An apex court sited at United States has issued an arrest warrant for Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nigeria, Abba Kyari over alleged involvement in defrauding a Businessman
According to a court document obtained by Peoples Gazette, Otis Wright of the United States District Court for the Central District of California ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down Kyari and produce him in the United States for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud perpetrated by Ramon Abbas, well known as Hushpuppi and his co-conspirators.
From the document released by the court, it was learnt that Hushpuppi used Kyari to arrest and jail a co-conspirator, Chibuzo Vincent, after the latter threatened to expose a $1m fraud jointly committed against a Qatari businessman by claiming to be consultants and bankers who could facilitate a loan to finance the construction of a school in Qatar.
The US Court’s Document obtained read in part
“According to the affidavit, Kyari is a highly decorated deputy commissioner of the Nigeria Police Force who is alleged to have arranged for Vincent to be arrested and jailed at Abbas’ behest, and then sent Abbas photographs of Vincent after his arrest. Kyari also allegedly sent Abbas bank account details for an account into which Abbas could deposit payment for Vincent’s arrest and imprisonment,”
Kyari who wass allegedly used by Hushpuppi to arrest his co-conspirator allegedly sent bank account details to Hushpuppi into which the Instagram celebrity could deposit payment for Vincent’s arrest and imprisonment
While reacting to the warrant, Kyari took to his Facebook page to clear himself off the allegation which highly rebuked by many Nigerian
He said, “Abbas who we later came to know as Hushpuppi called our office about two years ago that somebody in Nigeria Seriously threatened to kill his family here in Nigeria and he sent the person’s phone number and pleaded we take action before the person attacks his family.
“We traced and arrested the suspect and after investigations we discovered there wasn’t an actual threat to anyone’s life and they are long time friends who have money issues between them, hence we released the suspect on bail to go and he was not taken to any jail.
“Nobody demanded for a kobo from Abbas Hushpuppi. Our focus was to save people’s lives that were purported to have been threatened.
“Later, he saw some of my native clothes and caps on my social media page and he said he likes them. He was connected to the person selling the clothes and he sent about N300k directly to the person’s account. The native clothes and caps (five sets) were brought to our office and he sent somebody to collect them in our office.
“Nobody demanded any money from Abbas Hushpuppi and nobody collected any money from him. We responded to a distress call he made on threat to his family and released the suspect when we discovered there was no life threat from the suspect. This is the true story. Vincent is alive, he can be contacted.” he added