Court Grants Abba Kyari Two-Week Bail 27 Months After Arrest

Federal High Court Abuja has granted former Commander of Force Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari two weeks bail to go home and conclude his mother’s burial rites.

The court subsequently set Friday, May 31 for determination of his bail application in trial over drug-related charges filed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA following his arrest over two years ago on February 14, 2022

Kyari was granted bail for two weeks on Wednesday.

According to the court, the two-week bail would enable Kyari to return home to conclude his mother’s burial rites.

Upon his return, a bail application he has applied for would be heard and determined which date has been set for Friday, May 31, according to court papers.

The former IRT boss was arrested on February 14, 2022, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and has been fighting for bail in a case his lawyer said is bailable.

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