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03 May, 2018

Breaking: Senator Melaye denied bail, to spend 38 days in police custody






Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, will be remanded in custody of the Nigerian Police Force till June 11, 2018, after losing his appeal for bail.


The Senator who was arraigned before a magistrate court, Lokoja, kogi State, on May 3rd and was charge of gunrunning, kidnapping, amidst others has through his lawyer, Mike Ozokome argued for bail.
Vanguardngr reports that the police counsel, Alex Isihon who seeks for his imprisonment pending the determination of the case has earlier argued that the case against Dino is ordinary not bailable.

Ruling on the suit after a short recess, Chief Magistrate Suleiman Abdulahi denied the bail application and asked him to be kept in prison custody till June 11, 2018.

Two suspects had earlier this year implicated the senator as their financier and suppliers of gun to kidnap, rob, and cause political mayhem in the state.







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