Update: Dino Melaye fit for trial – Nigerian Police | Your View Hot Topic
The drama created by Senator Dino Melaye on Friday led to different reactions over the weekend on social media. According to report, Senator Melaye opened the door to his residence on Friday afternoon and slumped to the floor in the presence of some of his colleagues in the Senate and security operatives.
The ladies of Your View discussing this on the show, today, shared their different views on the topic. Is it now a trend that politicians have mastered the act of collapsing when arrested?
UPDATE: The Nigerian police say Senator Dino Melaye is fit for trial. The authorities say the embattled Senator is pretending to be ill.
Police spokesman Jimoh Moshood said all tests conducted on the senator proved negative, an indication that his health may not be challenged.
A lawyer for the police says Mr Dino is feigning sickness in order to avoid trial .
Senator Dino is at the police hospital in Garki where the police are attempting to evacuate him to Kogi state to face charges of conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide.
They say the crime for which he is being accused was committed in July 2018.
The police laid a siege to the residence of Nigerian senator, Dino Melaye, on Friday, ending on an aggravating note a turbulent year that began with allegations the politician was involved in multiple armed robbery and murder plots.