JUST IN: Abba Kyari to spend two more weeks in detention

The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, wanted over his alleged involvement in a cocaine deal.

The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, wanted over his alleged involvement in a cocaine deal.

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Embattled 'super cop,' Abba Kyari, will remain in detention for two more weeks.

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted a request by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to further detain for 14 days the two alleged drug couriers named in the case involving the suspended DCP Abba Kyari.

The presiding judge, Justice Zainab Abubakar, gave the order for the detention of Chibunna Patrick Umeibe and Emeka Alphonsus for 14 days in the NDLEA facility in Abuja pending investigation.

Justice Abubakar gave the order after listening to the Director, Prosecution and Legal Services NDLEA, Joseph Sunday, who moved an ex-parte application to that effect, Politics Nigeria reports.

The Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a recent statement, said, “Interim investigations report revealed that two international drug couriers identified as Chibunna Patrick Umeibe and Emeka Alphonsus, both males, were arrested at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, on Jan. 19.

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