Abba Kyari: Court set Feb 28 to hear bail application

EMERGENCY DIGEST- Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has fixed February 28, to hear the bail application filed by detained former Commander of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Force Intelligence Bureau, Nigerian Police Force, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari.

Justice Ekwo fixed the date on Thursday, after counsel to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Mike Kassa had informed the court that the bail application was not served on him.

Kassa said though the applicant’s counsel served him with a motion on notice, he was yet to be served with the bail application.

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However, Kyari’s counsel, Cynthia Ikenna insisted before the court that there is a proof of service to that effect.

Ikena prayed the court to confirm the proof of service in the court file.

After going through the court file, Justice Ekwo directed the applicant’s lawyer, Ikenna to serve Kassa in open court.

Meanwhile, the court has adjourned to February 28, to hear Abba Kyari’s bail application.