Abbas, a high profile internet fraudster, with skills in hacking, impersonation, scamming, banking fraud, identity theft; and other related crimes, arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in June 2020, alongside 11 of his associate, indicted his Nigerian friend, Abba, a senior police officer with the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).
Abbas Hushpuppi, since his arrest in UAE, has been cooling his heels in the U.S. custody as a result of his shady deals; crimes he recently pleaded guilty to while Abba Kyari, the senior Nigerian police cop, has just bagged a warrant of arrest from the FBI as a result of Abbas Hushpuppi’s accusation.
To this developments, the U.S. FBI has written the Nigeria Police Force, headed by Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, to make known to the authorities, DCP Abba Kyari offenses as mentioned by Mr. Hushpuppi in a statement.
In a quick response, the NPF also issued a press release, as a reaction to the U.S FBI letter.
The press statement, with Ref No. CZ.5300/FPRD/FHQ/ABJ/VOL.4/25, Dated 29th July, 2021, to the Director of News, and signed by CP FRANK MBA, FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER from the FORCE HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA, stated thus:
“Sequel to the receipt of allegation 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 reaffirms its commitment to the pursuit of justice and the strengthening of its professional relationship with the FBI and other international partners.
Further developments on this case will be communicated to members of the public accordingly.”