We Will Drag Dino Melaye To Court Without Delay
In a press release on Tuesday night time, Police confirmed an earlier report that Melaye, escaped from lawful custody when ‘miscreants and hoodlums’ blocked a police car conveying him to Lokoja to face trial.
According to Police Spokesman, ACP Jimoh Moshood, the “hoodlums and miscreants” in two Toyota Hilux autos blocked the Police car conveying Senator Dino Melaye round Area 1 Round About, Abuja.
“In the process the Senator jumped out of the Police vehicle through the window and was rescued from the Police men by hoodlums and miscreants to an unknown destination”.
The assertion reads in full: “At about 12:00Hrs of right this moment Sen. Dino Melaye whereas in lawful custody of the Nigeria Police Force and being taken for arraignment in Federal High Court, Lokoja from Abuja, escaped from lawful custody when hoodlums and miscreants in Two Toyota Hilux Vehicles blocked the Police car conveying Senator Dino Melaye round Area 1 Round About, Abuja and within the course of the Senator jumped out of the Police car by means of the window and was rescued from the Police males by hoodlums and miscreants to an unknown vacation spot.
“The Police staff bolstered and trailed Senator Dino Melaye to Zankli Hospital, Abuja the place he was re-arrested.
“The Senator could be arraigned in courtroom with out additional delay.
“Meanwhile, one of many Toyota Hilux autos utilized by the hoodlums and miscreants in aiding the escape of the Senator has been recovered by the Police investigation staff.
“The Inspector General of Police has subsequently directed an intensive investigation into the circumstances resulting in the rescue and escape of Senator Dino Melaye from lawful custody.”