Suspects In Melaye Gun Case Escape From Police.
Police in Lokoja said yesterday that the two suspects that named Senator Dino Melaye as the supplier of guns to them had escaped from custody. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ali Janga, disclosed this at a press conference in Lokoja.
Janga said that the two suspects, Kabiru Seidu alias Osama and Nuhu Salisu alias Small, escaped at about 3:21 a.m. at the A Police Division in Lokoja where they were being kept in lawful custody.
According to him, four other suspects escaped along with Seidu and Salisu, bringing the total number of fleeing suspects to six.
He however said that 13 policemen comprising five operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and eight conventional policemen on duty when the incident happened had been detained for interrogation.