Senator Dino Melaye Unable to 'Stand' As Court Resumes Hearing of His Criminal Trial in Abuja

Published 2 months ago by: kacy lee
at 07:57 PM, 13/09/2019 (2 months ago)

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Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District on Thursday, September 12th informed the FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja, that he was injured and could not stand in the dock to continue his criminal trial.

The senator is facing a six count criminal charges of attempted suicide, escape from police custody, damage to police property, mischief’s, and threat to public servants.

The trial judge had at last sitting on May 28, 2019 adjourned the case to September 11, 18 and October 3, 2019 for continuation of hearing and examination of witnesses by the defence counsel.

But Melaye was “assisted” to enter the court room by two of his aides who claimed he could not walk alone




His counsel Benson Igbanoi (who stood in for Mike Ozekhome) informed the trial court that he was injured in the last Governorship primary election conducted in Lokoja last week Tuesday when gunmen invaded the stadium, venue of the primary. Justice Sylvester Orji, in his ruling, accepted the defendant’s plea and adjourned to October 3 and 10, 2019, for the defendant to open and close his case.

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osarobo62 at 08:18 PM, 13/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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dis idiot again Sad Sad Sad Sad
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maizaxx at 08:20 PM, 13/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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Another soap opera in the making...
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Noah147 at 08:32 PM, 13/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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Give this guy an osca already,shameless animal.
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fineboy77 at 09:03 PM, 13/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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Beginning to hate this guy

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nametalkam at 10:17 PM, 13/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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Kogi state governor in defeat

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Isima1010 at 10:23 PM, 13/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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 ;DDrama king  Grin
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Movik039 at 05:42 AM, 14/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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Animals are far better than this idiot called melaye
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Movik039 at 05:48 AM, 14/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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Animals are far better than this idiot called melaye
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tyomon at 06:14 AM, 14/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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idiotic fool , he should be sent to prison
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kellyonly at 06:33 AM, 14/09/2019 (2 months ago)
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Why all dis looters politicians alwys pretend to be sick all wick wen ever they are calld to accnt for their deed, nd after d court sittin u will see dem dancin in a social functions or attendin political meetins
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