The Nigerian Police Force has stated that their personnel which laid siege at the house of senator Dino Melaye were there to arrest him.
Force public relations officer, Jimoh Moshood said the decision is in connection to the shooting of a Police Officer, Sgt Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) while on duty at a stop and search point along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi State.
According to Moshood, the offence was committed by Senator Dino Melaye and his armed thugs on the 19th July, 2018 when they shot and wounded the police officer in Kogi State.
“Police investigators have written the Clerk of the National Assembly for Senator Dino Melaye to report at Kogi State Police Command, CIID, Lokoja for him to answer to these offences against him under investigation in Kogi State Police Command but he has bluntly refused to report himself to the Police.
“Police operatives will continue to be in wait at the residence of Senator Dino Melaye until he surrenders himself for arrest. The offence for which Senator Dino Melaye is being investigated is capital in nature and not compoundable.
“The Force will not tolerate attack on his personnel by any individual no matter how highly placed. The law must take its course.”