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Why Dino Melaye Was Moved From Hospital- Police

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The Nigerian Police Force have explained why they moved Senator Dino Melaye from the hospital to the Department of State Services’ health facility.

The Police made this clear in a statement by Jimoh Moshood, the police spokesman and in it they said that the Senator complained of not getting better.

“Senator Dino Melaye was taken for medical attention at the Police Clinic, Abuja, after he surrendered himself for arrest on 4th January, 2019,” the statement said

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“The police medical team at the police hospital, Abuja certified that senator Dino Melaye is well and healthy to stand trial after treating him. However, due to the complaint from senator Dino Melaye that he is not well, the Police Investigation Team has taken him this afternoon to another government hospital, DSS medical facility in Abuja for further medical attention.

“The police investigation team obtained a 14 day remand warrant from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on 9thJanuary, 2019, to keep senator Dino Melaye in police custody for investigation into the case of criminal conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide against him till 23rd January, 2019.

“It is incorrect as reported in some sections of the media that senator Dino Melaye was moved by masked armed policemen to an undisclosed location and that his where about is unknown. The police officer, Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, is yet to recover from the gunshot injury he sustained during the attack and still under intensive medical care in the hospital.”

 

Famutimi Femi is a writer for theheraldng. He is also a lawyer by trade. His hobbies include reading and writing, he also loves Renaissance art.

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