Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) was Yesterday re-arrested by the police at an Abuja hospital and taken to the National Hospital, Abuja after he allegedly jumped from a police vehicle.
SABI-SABI gathered that police stormed the hospital premises where Senator Dino was receiving treatment demanded those walking around to identify themselves and enquired to know where he was being treated while the road leading to the hospital, has been barricaded by the police.
A statement from the Force Headquarters, issued by Jimoh Moshood on Tuesday evening said: ”Melaye while in lawful custody of the Nigeria Police Force personnel and being taken for arraignment in Federal High Court Lokoja from Abuja, escaped from lawful custody when hoodlums and miscreants in Two (2) Toyota Hilux Vehicles blocked the Police vehicle conveying him around Area 1 Round About, Abuja.
“The Police team re-enforced and trailed Senator Dino Melaye to Zankli Hospital, Abuja where he was re-arrested. The Senator would be arraigned in court without further delay.
“Meanwhile, one of the Toyota Hilux vehicles used by the hoodlums and miscreants in aiding the escape of the Senator has been recovered by the Police investigation team.
“The Inspector General of Police has therefore directed a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to the rescue and escape of Senator Dino Melaye from lawful custody.”