Dino Melaye 2 suspected criminals claim Senator arms, sponsors them

The two suspects, who are members of an armed gang, were paraded by the police in Kogi.

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Two suspected criminals have reportedly confessed to the Kogi state police command that Senator Dino Melaye gives them arms and sponsors them financially.

The two suspects, who are members of an armed gang, were paraded by the police in Kogi.

The suspects, Kabiru Saidu and Nuru Salisu, who were paraded on Monday in Lokoja, were caught with AK-47 rifles and pump action firearms, Premium Times reports.

Police looking for Dino Melaye

The Kogi state police command’s spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood also confirmed that the suspects implicated Senator Dino Melaye in their confession.

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According to Moshood, the implication of the Senator by the suspected criminals is the reason the police is looking for him.

You will recall that Senator Dino Melaye accused Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state of planning to poison him using men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

The Senator could not leave the court house after his court hearing because SARS officials wanted to arrest him.

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