Senator Dino Melaye has landed in a hospital in Abuja after he reportedly jumped out of a moving police vehicle.
The lawmaker was brought into Zankli hospital in Mabushi district of Abuja after allegedly jumping off the police vehicle around Area One.
The police vehicle was conveying him to Lokoja, Kogi State where he is expected to be interrogated by the police in connection with the allegation that he armed some thugs and in relation to other criminal activities.
Melaye had earlier been interrogated by the police over his alleged involvement in the supply of arms to some political thugs arrested in Kogi State in January.
The lawmaker, representing Kogi West had earlier refused to honour the invitation of the police for questioning over his alleged involvement in that incident, claiming he does not feel safe in Lokoja.
Senator Melaye was detained and subsequently released at the International wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport on Monday by the Nigerian Immigration Service.
The lawmaker had also raised an alarm on the social media on Monday evening on how the police had laid seige to his home in Abuja.
Using his official twitter handle, @dino_melaye the lawmaker on Monday said, “all roads leading to my house has been cordoned off, as heavy mobile policemen blocked entry and exit of the road. They currently laid siege on in and around the house.”
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