Thursday, 20 April 2017

Police arrests Local government administrator over failed assassination attempt on Dino Melaye


The Police Special Squad have arrested the administrator of Ijumu Local governmental area of Kogi State, Hon. Taofiq Isa, in connection with the failed assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye at his Kogi home on Saturday April 15th.

According to reports, Isa was arrested at about 1.30pm  in Lokoja, the state capital. He was arrested during his visit to the Commissioner for Education in the state, Sunday Tolorunleke.

Dino had earlier accused the administrator of having a hand in the failed assassination attempt.


Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Wilson Inalegwu who confirmed Isa's arrest, said the command was working to arrest those believed to behind the failed assassination attempt. He noted that the command would arrest and investigate anyone suspected to be linked with the case.


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