By Talatu Bala
The Nigeria Police Force,
A statement on Friday by police spokesman DCP Jimoh Moshood said Melaye is under investigation and currently in Police custody on a 14-day remand warrant secured from the Court on 9th
The statement said Melaye was being investigated for the offence of criminal conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide, committed on 19th
It noted that he has been taken to another Government hospital for further medical attention.
According to the statement : “The Police Investigation Team obtained a Fourteen-day Remand Warrant from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on 9th
“The Police Officer, Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, is yet to recover from the gunshot injury he sustained during the attack and still under intensive medical care in the hospital.
“Senator Dino Melaye will be prosecuted along with other suspects on completion of investigation,” the police statement said.
Dino Melaye was arrested last week after police laid siege on his home in Maitama, Abuja, for eight days.
The statement confirmed that Melaye was moved from the Police hospital in Garki to the Department of State Services Clinic in Abuja on Friday evening.