The Nigerian Police Force has vowed to maintain siege on Senator Dino Melaye’s residence until he surrenders himself for arrest and investigation.
The Force said Melaye is wanted for a case of Criminal Conspiracy and Attempted Culpable Homicide.
The police in a statement by its spokesperson on Sunday, Jimoh moshood alleged the Senator and his armed thugs attacked Police personnel, shot and wounded one Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) on stop and search duty along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi State.
Moshood said the operatives deployed to Melaye’s Abuja residence has a duly obtained Warrant of Arrest and “will not retreat until Senator Dino Melaye surrenders himself for arrest and investigation.”
He further informed that the Police Officer, Saliu, is yet to recover from the gunshot injury he sustained during the attack and still under intensive medical care in the hospital.
“The Force will ensure a thorough investigation into this matter while making sure that the rule of law prevails and that no suspect no matter how highly placed, involved in any criminal matter escape justice.” Moshood stated.