- Senator Dino Melaye has been conveyed to Kogi state in an ambulance by the police authorities
- Melaye was brought into the Lokoja Senior Magistrates’ court, 2, on a stretcher
- Some journalists at the courtroom were reportedly asked to step out for security screening
Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district in the National Assembly finally arrived Lokoja, Kogi state for his appearance in court later today, Thursday, May 3.
Channels TV reports Melaye was conveyed to the state in an ambulance by the police authorities.
The senator who is presently at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) office in the north-central state is under the guard of armed policemen Federal High Court.
According to another report, the embattled Senator Dino Melaye later brought into the Lokoja Senior Magistrates’ court, 2, on a stretcher.
He was brought in a Toyota Hiace police ambulance bus with registration number NPF2214D.
It was learnt that some journalists who had laid siege to the courtroom were asked to step out for security screening.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the Nigeria Police Force confirmed the re-arrest of the Senator Dino Melaye.
The police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, said Senator Dino Melaye is safe in their custody and dismissed suggestions that the senator’s life was in danger.
He said Melaye was arraigned on charges that bordered on escaping lawful custody and attempted suic!de for which he was bailed.
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