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ESCAPE OF SUSPECTS: Melaye to sue IGP, as police notifies Interpol

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ESCAPE OF SUSPECTS: Melaye to sue IGP, as police notifies Interpol

Following the alleged escape of suspects who accused Senator Dino Melaye of being their sponsor and supplier of arms, the lawmaker has vowed to drag the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to court.

Melaye made his threat when he spoke during Senate plenary on Wednesday, following the news that the suspects have disappeared from police custody.

Citing Order 43, Melaye claimed that the police had either released the suspects or killed them, and therefore challenged police to produce the suspects dead or alive or the IGP would meet him in court for intimidation, abuse of power, harassment and mental assault.

The suspects Kabiru Saidu a.k.a. Osama and Nuhu Salisu, known as Small, reportedly escaped along with four other suspects, Aliyu Isa, Adams Suleiman; Emmanuel Audu, and Musa Mohammed.

Meanwhile, Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga, who confirmed the incident, had declared Melaye, one Mohammed Audu, and the fleeing six suspects wanted, adding that their names have been sent for watch listing by the Interpol for immediate arrest anywhere they are found.

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Police in Kogi State had on March 20 paraded the suspects allegedly caught with two AK-47 and five pump action guns.

The suspects, allegedly working for the lawmaker, were billed to be arraigned this Wednesday before their escape in the early hours of Wednesday’s morning.

 

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