The Nigeria Police Force has explained reasons why its men are currently laying siege at the Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye.
The Police Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood in a statement issued and signed states; “Police operatives currently in the residence of Senator Dino Melaye are to effect his arrest to answer to the case of attempted culpable homicide on the shooting of a Police Officer, Sgt Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) while on duty at a stop and search point along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi State.”Moshood said in a statement made available to Breaking Times.
The statement also quotes Moshood as saying ,” the above offence was committed by Senator Dino Melaye and his armed thugs in Kogi State on the 19th July, 2018 when they shot and wounded a police officer, Sgt Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) while on duty at a stop and search point along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi State. The Police Officer is yet to recover from the gunshot injury he sustained during the attack and still under intensive medical care.”
Moshood also states that Police investigators had written the Clerk of the National Assembly for Senator Dino Melaye to report at Kogi State Police Command, CIID, Lokoja to answer to the offences against him under investigation in Kogi State Police Command in which he refused.
The Police spokesman concludes his statement by maintaining that its operatives will continue to be in wait at the residence of Senator Dino Melaye until he surrenders himself for arrest.