Senator Dino Melaye, of Kogi west senatorial District, has been rushed to an Abuja hospital after sustaining injuries when he allegedly tried to escape, jumped off a moving Police vehicle.
Senator Melaye was arrested Tuesday morning by operatives of the Nigeria Police drawn from its Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. It was gathered that the senator allegedly jumped out of the moving vehicle while he was being taken to Lokoja.
He was said to have injured himself in the process and was taken to Zanklin Hospital in Abuja. Sources told Daily Trust that Melaye was being conveyed to Lokoja to be paraded alongside other criminal suspects by the police.