Embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye, has been remanded in prison by a senior magistrate court 2 in Lokoja, Kogi state.
The senator who was this morning brought into the court in a police ambulance was accused of armed sponsoring thugs and will be remanded till June 11th, 2018.
The Force headquarters, in a statement yesterday by its spokesman, Jimoh Moshood had said, “Senator Dino Melaye was arraigned in court by the Police today, 2nd May, 2018 at the Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse, Abuja for Criminal conspiracy, causing damage to government property, attempted suicide and escape from lawful custody.”
Senator Dino Melaye was arraigned on Wednesday at a Chief Magistrates Court, Wuse for criminal conspiracy and granted bail for N90 million. He was immediately re-arrested and led to face other criminal charges against him in Lokoja, Kogi State.
Senator Dino Melaye was brought into the court premises today in an ambulance amid heavy security.