UPDATE: Police Finally Speaks On Dino Melaye’s Arrest, Reveals Condition Of Senator

The Nigeria Police says the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye who turned himself in for arrest on Friday, over an alleged offence of criminal conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide, committed on 19th July, 2018,  is currently in its custody for investigation, and subsequently, taken to Police hospital, Abuja for medical attention where he has been declared to be in stable condition.

In a statement by Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, Melaye surrendered to the Police Investigation Team on wait at his residence, on Friday, 4th January,  at about 3:00pm, adding that investigation into the case of criminal conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide against him is on-going and the case will be taken to court on completion of investigation. ​

The lawmaker and some armed thugs are alleged to have attacked Police personnel, shot and wounded SGT Danjuma Saliu on stop and search duty along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi, with the Police Officer, yet to recover from the gunshot injury he sustained during the attack and still under intensive medical care in the hospital.

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