Dino Melaye was charged to court in Lokoja by the Nigerian Police Force, before a Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja for attempting to kill himself by jumping out of a moving Hilux car conveying him.
Dino arrived at the court with on a stretcher, pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail to the tune of N90million.

Specifically, Police, in the First Information Report, FIR, that was read before Magistrate Marbel Segun-Bello, said that on April 24, about 1330hrs at Area One round-about Abuja, “You Senator Dino Melaye of the Federal Republic of Nigeria while being conveyed in a Police White Hilux Bus with Registration number NPF 3354 D to Lokoja Kogi State to be arraigned in Court for Conspiracy and Unlawful Possession of Prohibited Firearms in Charge Number CMCL/14SC/2018 filed at the Chief Magistrate Court Lokoja, you Senator Dino Melaye intentionally broke the side windscreen of the Bux and jumped out of the bus after it was blocked by a Hilux Vehicle with registration number Kaduna MKA 603 GY occupied by your younger brother Samuel Melaye and one Barrister Amefula David Emeka and driven by yet to be unidentified person who escaped from the scene after the blockade.

After breaking the side windscreen attempted to take your life by jumping out of the bus and fell on the ground and thereafter started shouting that you want to die.

After he pleaded innocence to the charge, Police lawyer, Dr. Alex Izinyon SAN, applied for date to commence the trial.

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