Home Article News My Life at Risk in Kuje Prison, Abba Kyari Cries Out to...

My Life at Risk in Kuje Prison, Abba Kyari Cries Out to Court

1202
0
My life at risk in Kuje Prision
My life at risk in Kuje Prision

Abba Kyari, former Head of the Intelligence Response Team, IRT, of the police has alleged a threat to his life in the Kuje correctional facility.

Kyari lamented that he is not safe sharing the same correctional facility with criminals.

The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, disclosed this while urging an Abuja Federal High Court to review his bail application initially rejected.

Kyari’s remark was contained in a document presented to the Abuja Federal High Court by his lawyer, Nureini Jimoh.

The document reads partly: “At the centre, the applicants who were head and deputy head of the Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria Police Force met stiff resistance, attack and open threats to the lives of the applicants by series head (sic) of criminal gang that they had busted.

Read Also: PDP to Decide on Zoning 2023 Presidency Today

“There is no correctional centre that the criminals that have been arrested by the IRT under the headship of the applicant in furtherance of their constitutional and statutory duties as police officers cannot be found and there is a high likelihood of threat to the lives of the applicants.”

In March, the court had ordered that Kyari be remanded at Kuje Correctional Centre pending the conclusion of his trial.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.