Senator Dino Melaye has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Gwagwalada area of Abuja. Senator Ben Bruce revealed this through his Twitter handle… “I have just been informed by Moses Melaye, @dino_melaye’s brother, that Dino has been abducted by unknown persons in a Toyota Sienna that blocked their car and overpowered them on their way to Kogi to answer to Dino’s court case. Let’s be on the watch out. Will keep you updated,” he tweeted. The senator representing Kogi West district at the Senate was reportedly attacked by armed men in Gwagwalada area of Abuja.
According to Raypower-100.5 FM Abuja, Senator Melaye was on his way to Lokoja for a court sitting in a case of alleged arms running brought against him by the Police when the incident occurred on Thursday, July 26th, 2018. The men were reportedly in a Hilux van and a Sienna bus.