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#EndSARS panel orders Marwa to produce DCP Abba Kyari on March 22

An Independent Investigation Panel has ordered the Chairman of National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd), to produce suspended DCP Abba Kyari on March 22.
The panel also ordered the new Commandant of the IGP-IRT, Tunde Dirsu to do the needful to ensure that Kyari is produced before the panel on the aforesaid date.

The panel is investigating allegations of human rights violations by the disbanded special anti-robbery squad and other Units of the Nigeria Police

Mr, John  Martins, who represented the Chairman of the panel Justice Suleiman Galadima (rtd) said that the presence of  Kyari before the panel became necessary as a petitioner’s witness had earlier mentioned him.

“The witness testified that Kyari allegedly promised to reach out to him in respect of the missing persons and till date nothing has been heard about it.

“The above orders is made in respect of three persons who were allegedly arrested and detained by the IGP-IRT detention facility.

”The whereabouts of Yakubu Danjuma, Ibrahim Daniel and Choji Dung are still unknown,” he said.

The order of the panel followed information from the panel’s counsel, Halilu Adamu, that Kyari was  in the custody of the NDLEA.

The police counsel, James Idachaba, told the panel that the Police can no longer produce Kyari as he is no longer in Police custody, having been suspended.

The panel had on the March 8 ordered the office of the Inspector-General of Police to unfailingly produce the aforementioned three victims before it.

Before the panel’s order, a Federal High Court, FCT sitting in Gudu had ordered the release of the mentioned persons but till date the order has not been carried out.


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