The police said that they invaded the residence of Senator Dino Melaye in high-brow Maitama area of Abuja on Friday afternoon because of his involvement in a criminal case, police spokesman Jimoh Moshood has said.
“Senator Dino Melaye is wanted by the police for attempted culpable homicide, the shooting and wounding of a policeman on duty, by Senator Dino Melaye and his thugs in Kogi state.
“Senator Dino is a wanted man and the police are only in the process of arresting him,” he began.
He further told our correspondent: “Three months ago, a letter had been written to the Clerk of the national Assembly to inform Senator Dino Melaye of the need to report to the police in Kogi state and he (Senator Melaye) has refused to do so.
However, in his Twitter response to what he described as police invasion, Melaye alleged scores of policemen who arrived his residence located at 11 Sangha Street, off Mississippi Road in Maitama shortly after noon on Friday came with very criminal intentions.
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