Melaye Still In Police Custody, Fails To Get Bail Again

After several Adjournment and kept under police custody, Sen Dino Melaye, standing trial for Gun Running and Conspiracy, fails to be granted bail by a Lokoja High Court again.

The bail which did not come easily was after prolonged legal fireworks of legal counsels, Alex Iziyon and Mike Ozekhome, both Senior Advocates held the court spellbound for four hours exchanging superior legal submissions

Delivering his ruling on the matter, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, at High Court 1, adjoined the matter to may 16, 2018 for his ruling.

In his plea for bail, Mike Ozekhome said aside from the health condition of Sen Melaye, which calls for him to seek health care facilities, he is also standing trial in other courts on charges brought against him by the prosecution.

In a counter-motion on why the court ought not to grant bail to Senator Melaye, Alex Iziyon, observed that proven antecedents since April, last year when the Senator failed to honor the police invitation, and his attempt to jump through the window of Police Hilux vehicle, are reasons the prosecution is objecting to the bail condition.

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