The Nigeria Police Power has stated that its police operatives deployed to arrest Senator Dino Melaye in his residence won’t retreat till the Senator surrenders himself for arrest and investigation.
The Police additional stated that Senator Dino Melaye is needed by the Police for a case of Felony Conspiracy and Tried Culpable Murder, dedicated on 19th July, 2018, when Senator Dino Melaye and his armed thugs attacked Police personnel; shot and wounded Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, hooked up to 37 Police Cell Power (PMF) on cease and search obligation alongside Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Highway in Kogi State.
The Police within the assertion signed by Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood, Power Public Relations officer Power Headquarters Abuja stated that ‘the operatives with a duly obtained Warrant of Arrest deployed to arrest Senator Dino Melaye in his residence in Abuja won’t retreat till Senator Dino Melaye surrenders himself for arrest and investigation.
‘It’s on document that the Police investigators submitted a Letter of Invitation dated 23rd July, 2018, signed by the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command addressed to the Clerk, Nationwide Meeting, Abuja, inviting Senator Dino Melaye to report on 26th July, 2018 at 1100Hrs on the Kogi State Police Command, CIID, Lokoja to reply to a case of Felony Conspiracy and Tried Culpable Murder in opposition to him below investigation within the Kogi State Police Command.
The declare by the Senate President within the Media that the Police didn’t submit a a call for participation to the Clerk of the Nationwide Meeting is subsequently incorrect as may be seen on hooked up letter with acknowledgment stamp of the Clerk, Nationwide Meeting, Abuja “24 JUL 2018“. Regardless of this, Senator Dino Melaye bluntly refused to report himself to the Police until date.
For avoidance of doubt, hooked up to this Press Launch are the copies of images of the shot Police Officer, Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, the Police Invitation Letter addressed to the Clerk of Nationwide Meeting, Abuja and the Medical Report from the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, Kogi State, confirming the admission of Sgt. Danjuma Saliu into the Hospital for therapy of the gunshot damage he sustained from the assault by Senator Dino Melaye and his armed thugs whereas on Cease and Search obligation alongside Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Highway in Kogi State on 19th July, 2018.
The Police Officer, Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, is but to get well from the gunshot damage he sustained throughout the assault and nonetheless below intensive medical care within the hospital.
The Power will guarantee a radical investigation into this matter whereas ensuring that the rule of regulation prevails and that no suspect regardless of how extremely positioned, concerned in any prison matter escape justice.