JUST IN!!! Why We Moved Dino Melaye out of Garki Clinic – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has explained that Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi west senatorial district, was moved from the police clinic to the medical facility of the Department of State Service as part of preliminary arrangements for his coming trial in Lokoja, Kogi state.

According to reports, police spokesman, Moshood Jimoh, claimed that Senator Melaye was taken by policemen to the medical facilities of the DSS and not their cell or detention facilities.


Senator Melaye outside the DSS office after he allegedly refused to be admitted into the DSS clinic.

Jimoh said: “On the 9th of January, 2019 we got a High Court Remand Warrant to keep him in police custody for fourteen days.

“The police medical team at our facility examined him and concluded that he was okay to stand trial but he is insisting that he is not okay; that is why we are taking him to another government hospital.

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“He has been taken to the DSS hospital and he will be returned to us after their medical examination because he does not have any case with SSS.

“He only a case with the police and we are going to take him to court within the period covered by the Remand Warrant.

“He will be taken to court within the period because the Remand Warrant is from an FCT High court, which gives us the permission to keep him in police custody for 14 days.

“He was only taken to their (SSS) hospital; he is not in their custody.

“Our people have examined him and we want another government hospital to also examine him and give a medical opinion.”

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