Finally, Police drag Dino Melaye to Lokoja Magistrate Court on stretcher

The police have finally dragged embattled Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West to Lokoja.

Reports said he was ferried to the state on Wednesday afternoon immediately after he secured bail at the Chief Magistrates Court in Abuja. The police had rearrested him after tbe court session.

On Thursday, he appeared at the Magistrate Court in Lokoja on a stretcher.

The police in a statement on Wednesday said Melaye was re-arrested for his pending offences of criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms.

The statement which was signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood explained that Melaye will be arraigned without further delay.

“The Police investigation team re-arrested Senator Dino Melaye today, 2nd May 2018 after his arraignment at Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse for the pending offences of Criminal Conspiracy and Unlawful Possession of Prohibited Firearms already filed in a Court of competent jurisdiction in Lokoja for which he will be arraigned without further delay,” the statement read in part.

The statement read further that Melaye was arraigned in Abuja on Wednesday for criminal conspiracy, causing damage to government property, attempted suicide and escape from lawful custody.

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