The operatives of the Nigerian Police Force have moved Senator Dino Melaye out of the Zankli hospital to the National Hospital, Abuja.
The unconscious senator was moved out at about 9:21pm on Tuesday by men of the Nigeria Police on a stretcher into a police ambulance and driven to National Hospital, Abuja.
“The Inspector General of Police has directed a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to the rescue and escape of Senator Dino Melaye from lawful custody,” ACP Jimoh Moshood Force PRO, Force HQ, Abuja said in a statement.
He said that Dino Melaye on Tuesday at about 12 noon while in lawful custody of the Nigeria Police Force and being taken for arraignment in Federal High Court, Lokoja from Abuja, escaped from lawful custody when hoodlums and miscreants in Two (2) Toyota Hilux Vehicles blocked the Police vehicle conveying Senator Dino Melaye around Area 1 Round About, Abuja and in the process the Senator jumped out of the Police vehicle through the window and was rescued from the Police men by hoodlums and miscreants to an unknown destination.
He further said that the Police team re-enforced and trailed Senator Dino Melaye to Zankli Hospital, Abuja where he was re-arrested.
He said Dino Melaye would be arraigned in court without further delay.