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Hushpuppi: Abba Kyari to be extradited to US



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At last, the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, DSP Abba Kyari is to be extradited to the United States for a trial over his role in cybercrime by his friend Abas Ramon popularly called Hushpuppi to the tune of $1million.

Kyari had been indiçted and was declar d wanted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and a formal request for extradition was made to the Federal government.

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The request was approved by the Nigerian government on Thursday.

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami revealed this
when he filed an application before a Chief Judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja for Kyari’s extradition.

The AGF explained that there was a request by the Diplomatic Representative of the U. S. Embassy in Abuja.

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He further examined that Nigerian government was surrendering DCP Kyari after due process and good intention and never for political reasons.

It would be recalled that in April 2021, a jury filed an indictment against Kyari with the approval of a U. S. District Court and demanded Kyari stand trial for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering and identity theft.


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