plaint seeking to stop Nigeria’s federal government from extraditing suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari to the United States for trial.
After all parties to the lawsuit failed to appear on Monday, April 4, the court made the ruling.
After threatening to dismiss the case owing to a lack of representation, the presiding judge, Justice Donatus Okorowo, rescheduled the trial until June 14, 2022.
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He directed that all parties be provided with the notice of hearing.
The Nigeria Police Force, as well as the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, are named as defendants in the FHC/ABJ/CS/854/2021 action, according to Anaedoonline.ng.
A group, identified as the Incorporated Trustees of Northern Peace Foundation filed the suit to prevent Kyari’s extradition to the United States.
The embattled cop Abba Kyari, had been indicted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an international fraud case involving notorious fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi.
He was later accused of involvement in an international drug trafficking syndicate by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
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Kyari, a former head of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Rapid Team (IRT) is presently in custody at the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja based on the instruction of Justice Emeka Nwike of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
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