The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, (COSEYL), has accused embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari of killing several youths in the region while heading the IGP Response Team.
This was contained in a statement issued by the President-General of COSEYL, Goodluck Ibem, on Monday.
Ibem, added that the outcry of the people of the South East geopolitical zone over extrajudicial killings by the police was long ignored by Nigerians.
The statement applauded the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) led by Brigadier General Buba Marwa (Rtd) for exposing the criminal activities of Kyari.
VANTAGE NEWS reports that Kyari was arrested by the police and subsequently handed over to the NDLEA after he was declared wanted for alleged drug trafficking.
The statement read in parts, “Before now, we had raised the alarm that DCP Abba Kyari was extrajudicially killing innocent Nigerian youths but the authority didn’t believe them, however, the credible intelligence conducted by NDLEA that led to his arrest, has vindicated us the Southeast youths.
“We call on the Police Service Commission, PSC, and other relevant agencies saddled with the responsibility of dealing with erring police officers to probe all extrajudicial killings by Abba Kyari and other crimes he may have committed in the course of his service in Nigeria and other parts of the country.
“When Abba Kyari was deployed to Imo State to lead the IGP Response Team, he was very busy killing innocent Nigerians youths for gallantry and using the media to gain cheap popularity and posing as a hero which he is not.
“He has just proved to Nigerians that all these while, he was living a deceitful life and deceiving the general public. The so-called gallantry service he made us to believe was just to distract Nigerians from knowing his real person,” the statement added.
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