Melaye Arrives Lokoja Court In Ambulance


Senator Dino Melaye was on Thursday driven to the Lokoja Senior Magistrates' Court 2 in a police ambulance. He was thereafter wheeled into the courtroom on a gourney.

Before his arrival, heavily armed policemen taken positions within and outside the court premises to forestall unforeseen circumstances.

[caption id="attachment_375561" align="alignnone" width="440"] Melaye being wheeled out of the ambulance[/caption]

The arrival of the senator in court attracted the attention of workers and others who came for transactions.

Other courts within the premises were also not sitting as at the time of this report.

Also, journalists and other person’s that had seated in court for hours were all asked to go out for security checks.

At the end, only few were allowed inside.

The senator had before being brought to court was first taken to the SARS headquarters near the NTA office in Lokoja.

Melaye was declared wanted following his refusal to appear before the police to answer to accusations by some arrested suspects, who alleged that the senator supplied them with arms and ammunition.

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