Two suspects earlier paraded by the Nigeria Police Force, Kogi State Command and alleged to have been engaged by Senator Dino Melaye to carry out nefarious activities in the state, have escaped from the Police custody.
The Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, Mr Ali Janga on Wednesday confirmed that two suspects who recently indicted Senator Dino Melaye of arming them with weapons to cause mayhem in Kogi State ahead of 2019 elections have escaped from police cell alongside four other suspects.
The Kogi CP who made the revelation at a news conference in Lokoja said the suspects escaped from police custody at the ‘A’ Division in Lokoja at about 3.20 am on Wednesday.
The suspects alleged to have indicted Senator Melaye now on the run include Kabiru Seidu aka Osama and Nuhu Salisu aka Small.
The four other suspects that escaped from detention alongside the duo include Aliyu Isa, Adams Suleiman, Emmanuel Audu and Musa Mohammed.
Mr. Janga who alleged connivance on the part of its men on duty, said 13 of them who were on duty when the incident occurred have been detained for interrogation.