Dino Melaye granted N10m bail

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Senator Dino Melaye has been granted 10million naira bail by Justice Nasiru Ajanah of the Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja. The judge granted Melaye bail in his ruling on the application today May 16th based on the lawmaker’s health challenge. The justice said the medical report of the lawmaker presented to him is a merit factor to grant the bail application.

Im addition to the N10m, Dino Melaye is expected to provide a surety in like sum and also the surety must tender his/her international passport to the court.

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

Kogi State High Court yesterday struck out the charges filed against five persons who were accused of an assassination attempt on the life of the embattled senator last year.

Dino had earlier approached the court with allegations that the five persons including the Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Taofiq Isa, had attempted to take his life. The judge yesterday struck out the case on the grounds that the prosecutors have so far shown great unwillingness and unpreparedness to present their witnesses despite four adjournment .

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