Police Maintain Siege on Melaye’s Residence, Cut Power Supply

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The Nigerian Police, Saturday allegedly disconnected Dino Melaye’s power supply at his residence in Abuja.

The Police had invaded Melaye’s house on Friday, over allegations he was culpable in the shooting of a police officer in July 2018.

According to the police, Dino has refused to honor an invitation to the Kogi state police command to answer questions regarding an attempted murder of a police officer by himself and his thugs which happened in July this year.

Speaking on the incident via phone call on Friday, the lawmaker had said he would not be intimidated by the pressure and promised to honour the Police invitation as soon as he arrives Abuja.

”I was informed that my house has been invaded. Over 40 policemen inside the compound and over 50 outside the gate. My staff were molested, beaten and handcuffed and taken away.

“Presently I’m outside Abuja. I’m a Senator of the Federal Republic of Abuja, I cannot run away. I will make myself available as soon as I’m back to town next week. I am not a criminal, I have not done anything wrong,” he said.

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