The police have confirmed that they had been at the moment within the residence of Senator Dino Melaye to impact his arrest for alleged tried culpable murder.
A police officer, Sgt Danjuma Saliu, us alleged to have been shot whereas on obligation by the senator and his armed thugs on July 19 in Kogi state.
An announcement by the Power Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood, mentioned that Melaye was being arrested to reply to the case of tried culpable murder.
The police officer,Moshood mentioned, was on obligation at a cease and search level alongside Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Highway in Kogi State.
“ The Police Officer is but to recuperate from the gunshot harm he sustained through the assault and nonetheless beneath intensive medical care.
“The Police investigators have written the Clerk of the Nationwide Meeting for Senator Dino Melaye to report at Kogi State Police Command, CIID, Lokoja for him to reply to those offences towards him beneath investigation in Kogi State Police Command however he has bluntly refused to report himself to the Police.
“The Police operatives will proceed to be in wait on the residence of Senator Dino Melaye till he surrenders himself for arrest.
“The offence for which Senator Dino Melaye is being investigated is capital in nature and never compoundable.
“The Power is not going to tolerate assault on his personnel by any particular person irrespective of how extremely positioned. The regulation should take its course.
“ Members of the general public might be saved knowledgeable on additional improvement within the investigation of the matter,’’ he mentioned.