Police refuse to release Dino Melaye, despite meeting bail condition
It was gathered that the police refused to release the lawmaker on Monday despite the fact that Melaye had fulfilled the bail conditions.
According to The Punch, the FCT Commissioner of Police, who was served the bail order, declined to release the senator.
Findings showed that the police had filed fresh nine charges against the embattled lawmaker and one Silas Omenka.
Melaye was accused of illegal obstruction of lawful arrest, resisting arrest and accusing the erstwhile Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, of planning to “inject him to death.”
One of the charges read in part:
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“That you Senator Dino Melaye, 45years, representing Kogi West… at about 11am, at your residence… inform the public on Twitter that the police detectives are trying to plant guns in your cars outside, an information you know to be false… thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 392 of the Penal Code.”