Arms deal: Dino Melaye granted bail

Arms deal: Dino Melaye granted bail

The senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, has been granted bail.

Melaye is being prosecuted by the police over alleged arms deal.

The bail which was granted by a Kogi State High Court presided over by Justice Nasir Ajana, on Wednesday, was to the sum of N10 million and a surety in like sum.

The bail application was made by Melaye’s counsel, Mike Ozekhome, who argued that the continued detention of Melaye was detrimental to his health.

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He said the health of his client was deteriorating.

Melaye who was said to be receiving treatment was not in court.

It would be recalled that Melaye sustained injury when he tried to escape from the police who were taking him to Kogi for trial.

He has since been in the hospital under the watch of the police.

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