Senator Dino Melaye Hospitalized After Jumping Off Police Vehicle (Photos)

Dino Melaye has been rushed to a private hospital in Abuja after allegedly jumping off a police truck.

He was dragged to detention by Immigration officer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe following police directives on Monday.

The lawmaker was to be paraded alongside some suspected criminals arrested in the state.

Melaye case is said to be critical following the injury he sustained after a successful escape from police grip while being taken to Lokoja.

ADVERTISEMENT the Senator was billed to be paraded Tuesday evening along side some suspected hardened criminals arrested in the state over some heinous acts but reportedly jumped out of the vehicle conveying him to the Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Police Force.

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Senator Melaye reportedly escaped on the way while in the vehicle of the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS.

A close source disclosed that he got injured and was taken to the private hospital in Abuja for medical attention.

At the moment, the senator is receiving treatment in Zanklin Hospital in Abuja.

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We brought earlier report how the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly was arrested on Monday.

He was dragged to detention by Immigration officer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja on his way to Morocco.

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His arrest may not be unconnected to his refusal to report at the Force Headquarters in Kogi for questioning.

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