The police has arraigned Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, before a magistrate court in Abuja, on Wednesday. Melaye, who is brought to court on stretcher, is being prosecuted for allegedly purchasing firearms for hoodlum in preparation for the 2019 elections.
Armed policemen have taken over the court, preventing vehicular movements.
According to TheCable, Melaye was granted bail in the sum of N90 million.
The senator had jumped off a police van conveying him to Kogi state to face prosecution. He sustained injuries, which had him hospitalized at Zankili Medical Center, Mabuchi, Abuja.