Senator Dino Melaye Gets Bail

Three weeks after being held under Police custody, Sen. Dino Melaye, Representing West Senatorial District in the National Assembly has finally been granted bail by a Lokoja High Court.

Delivering his ruling on the bail application today, Justice Nasir Ajanah, described the medical report of the Sen Melaye as a merit factor to grant the third bail.
The judge granted the bail in the sum of N10million, with a surety whose passport would be domiciled with the court.

Sen. Melaye is been charged for allegedly arming deadly criminal gangs and convening a political rally that ended with the death of at least one attendee.

The police also said they had arrested suspects who confirmed that Mr Melaye had provided arms and financial support to them.

Mr Melaye denied the allegations, pleaded not guilty to the charges saying his ordeal was largely because of his outspoken stance against Gov.Yahaya Bello.