Police Detain My Relations, Deny Me Access To Lawyers – Dino Melaye


The embattled senator representing Kogi- West senatorial district, Dino Melaye has spoken for the first time from his hospital bed in Abuja.Melaye via his Twitter handle announced that some of his relations were arrested by the police on Monday are still in their custody.

He also added that he had been denied access to his lawyers and had not been given food for over 24 hours.

He wrote, “Samuel Melaye, Moses Melaye, Pastor Obalemo, my driver, Folorunsho, one of my lawyers and seven others arrested since Monday by the police still in detention…”

“Melaye is at the intensive care unit of the national hospital. Trauma section.Denied access to my lawyers, family members and food for the past more than 24hours.”