A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has refused the bail application of the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari and four others.
The court rather fixed October 19, 20 and 21st as the resume trial dates of the trio who are being prosecuted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on allegations bordering on a cocaine deal.
Ruling on the bail application on Tuesday, the trial judge, Justice Emeka Nwite, said the applicants failed to present sufficient materials and evidence to warrant the granting of the fresh application.
Justice Nwite, therefore, reaffirmed his earlier ruling of March 28, 2022, ordering an accelerated hearing.
The suspects are to be remanded at the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, pending the commencement of their trial in October.
www.bigpenngr.com reports that NDLEA arraigned Kyari alongside four suspended police officers including ACP Sunday Ubia, ASP James, Inspector Simon Agirigba and Inspector John Nuhu as 2nd to 5th defendants respectively on allegations bordering on a cocaine deal.