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FG Asks Abuja Court To Annul Melaye’s Bail



Dino Melaye

Today, the Federal Government asks the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory to cancel the bail granted to Senator Dino Malaye.

FG based its application on the absence of the besieged lawmaker in court for the commencement of hearing on a two-count criminal charge of the office of the Attorney General of the Federation preferred against him.

Melaye who is representing Kogi Senatorial District was on March 1, docked before the court over allegation that information he gave to the Nigerian Police Force about an assassination attempt on his life on April 15, 2017 was false.

According to the charge dated back to January 31st 2018, it was in the course of investigation that police discovered that Maleye was attempting to frame-up some persons with his claim.

Maleye is said to have told Abubakar, a son of a former governor of Kogi state in a telephone conversation how he framed Edward Onoja David in the assassination attempt.

Meanwhile, when the case came up for hearing today, Government lawyer Mr Labaran Shuaibu applied for Melaye’s bail to be annulled since he was not in court for his trial.

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