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Hushpuppi: Abba Kyari May Be Dismissed, Prosecuted – PSC

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Hushpuppi: Abba Kyari May Be Dismissed, Prosecuted – PSC

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said deputy commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, might face dismissal or demotion, and criminal prosecution if any illegal link is found between him and Hushpuppi.

Recall that arrested fraudster Ramon Abba, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi had claimed that he bribed Nigeria’s celebrated police chief Abba Kyari, US court documents reveal.

The infamous fraudster had also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to engage in money laundering, facing up to 20 years in jail according to the documents.

Hushpuppi will be sentenced in the coming weeks and will forfeit some of his assets and his rights to appeal while also paying restitution to victims of his years-long fraud according to fresh reports about his case.

Officials said in court filings that Hushpuppi disclosed during interrogation that he paid bribes to Abba Kyari, a deputy police commissioner, to have one of his rivals arrested and jailed in Nigeria following a dispute over a $1.1 million dupe of a Qatari businessperson.

Following the allegation, Court documents disclosed that Otis Wright of the United States District Court for the Central District of California ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to arrest Kyari and produce him in the United States for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud.

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