There is uneasy calm among top officers of the Nigeria Police Force as the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) deepens its investigation on the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, and four accomplices who were arrested for involvement in Cocaine racket.
Kyari was arrested by the police on Monday for alleged drug trafficking and handed over to the NDLEA along with four others – ACP Sunday Ubuah, ASP Bawa James, Inspector Simon Agrigba and John Nuhu. Another officer, ASP John Umoru, is said to be at large.
The NDLEA vowed on Wednesday that it would not back down in getting to the root of the matter – hence its move to approach a Federal High Court in Abuja to further detain the suspended police officers.
It was gathered that some officers who have links or have done one or two ‘things’ with the suspended Kyari in one way or the other, are becoming apprehensive because the embattled cop may be forced to mention names.
A journalist, who visited the headquarters of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) popularly called Abattoir in Guzape District, Abuja on Thursday, where Kyari’s office is located, observed that the issue of probe was topical among the officers.
One of the officers was heard saying “the matter get as eh be o… my prayer be say make anybody no mention my name o… I no like wahala o…”