Senator Dino Melaye has described as preposterous and laughable, the allegations by the police that he hired two political thugs and armed them to cause mayhem in Kogi State.
The police in Lokoja today said they have charged the senator with illegal possession of firearms in a case filed in a Lokoja court on 16 March.
Charged along with the senator were another politician, Muhammed Audu , said to be on the run and two other ‘deadly’ persons linked with a spate of kidnapping and robbery. One of the two suspects was identified as a 31 year-old Kabiru Saidu, a.k.a Osama. The other was Nuhu Salisu, who is 25 years-old. Read more