The Nigeria police force on Monday defended the detention of Senator Ademola Adeleke, representing Osun west senatorial district.
In an interview, on Monday, Force Public Relations Officer Frank Mba,, said Senator Adeleke was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him.
The senator was said to have honoured an invitation at the force headquarters in Abuja before he was detained.
Frank Mba said the lawmaker will be charged to court on Tuesday.
According to him, “Senator Adeleke is currently in police custody. He was taken into custody in the evening of today 6th May, 2019 in connection with ongoing criminal investigations touching on his person.
He said “Meanwhile, in the best tradition of natural justice and fair hearing, he has already been served with the relevant charge sheet containing his alleged offences in the presence of his Attorneys. He will be arraigned in a competent court of law tomorrow, 7th May, 2019.”
The police had arraigned Adeleke for alleged examination malpractice.