The police have saved a vigil on the Abuja mansion of the senator representing Kogi West within the Senate, Dino Melaye, in a bid to arrest the lawmaker to reply to allegations of being concerned in a case of tried culpable murder.
Extra police reinforcements have been deployed within the mansion situated at 11 Sangha Road, Maitama on Sunday. This adopted two days of hide-and-seek between the cops and the lawmaker, who’s believed to be holed up within the residence.
It was gathered that fully-armed policemen, who have been ferried to the situation by a number of patrol automobiles, sealed off the main entry and exit factors to the senator’s home.
Cops have been additionally seen on the entrance to an uncompleted constructing located behind the lawmaker’s home on Mississippi Road.
The police had on Friday declared a manhunt for the lawmaker, who has been energetic on social media. The regulation enforcement brokers arrested Melaye’s steward and a personal safety guard on the scene.
There have been additionally stories that the police had reduce off water and electrical energy provide to the constructing in an try to power the lawmaker out.
Melaye is being hunted by the police in reference to the alleged capturing of a police officer in Kogi final July.
The lawmaker has been engaged in a operating political battle with the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and can be a critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress.
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