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Lokoja Court Sends Senator Dino Melaye To Prison For 39 Days



Court Orders Melaye returned to Abuja

Senator Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi West  would be remanded in Lokoja prison till June 11th, 2018.

The embattled senator who was transported to Lokoja in a police ambulance is standing trial for alleged arms sponsoring.

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.”

The embattled senator was on Thursday again arraigned at the Magistrate court in Lokoja, Kogi state.

Melaye was on Wednesday arraigned at the Chief Magistrates Court, Wuse for criminal conspiracy and granted bail for N90 million, but was re-arrested immediately to face other criminal charges against him in Lokoja, Kogi State.

Melaye was brought into the court premises today in an ambulance amid heavy security.