Arrested Suspects in Dino Melaye's Assasination Attempt Granted Bail

This morning, a Kogi High Court granted bail to five accused persons, including the Administrator of Ijumu Local Government, Alhaji Taufiq Isah, charged with attempted murder of Senator Dino Melaye.

According to Justice Arome Akogwu while granting the bail in Lokoja, he said the three weeks the accused persons spent in custody was beyond the period allowed by the Constitution.

The judge expressed satisfaction with the submission of the defence counsel and granted bail to each of the accused in the sum of N1 million with a reliable surety who must be a senior civil servant in the state in like sum before adjourning the case.

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