Senator Dino Malaye, representing Kogi west Constituency, has finally submitted himself to the Nigerian Police, after eight days siege for him by the police at his Abuja residence.
Reports had it that the lawmaker, opened the door to his residence himself on Friday afternoon in the presence of police operatives and some senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
While coming out of the house, he slumped to the floor and was later assisted onto his feet.
He was thereafter taken to the office of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) in Guzape, the nation’s capital.
Recall that the Police since last week Friday laid siege to the Abuja residence of the embattled senator, in order to arrest and interrogate him over alleged homicide.
Police officers have been there for more than five days with no sign of the senator in his house.
Melaye on his part, maintained that he would continue to remain in his hideout, noting that the forces plan was to arrest and inject him with substance that would kill him.
However, owing to his refusal to surrender, Police disconnected his electricity and water supply and refuse to vacate his premises, noting that Melaye is wanted by the Police for a case of Criminal Conspiracy and Attempted Culpable Homicide, committed on 19th July, 2018, when Senator Dino Melaye and his armed thugs attacked Police personnel; shot and wounded Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) on stop and search duty along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi State.
Similarly, a human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, called on the lawmaker to end the siege by submitting himself for arrest without any further delay.
Reports have it that senators who visited the lawmaker at his residence on Friday went with him to see the Police boss, Mr Ibrahim Idris in order to resolve the problem.