Local Government Boss Arrested Over Assassination Attempt On Dino Melaye.

The police on Saturday said they had arrested six suspects in connection with an assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye in his home in Kogi State on April 15.

The Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, told newsmen in Abuja that the arrested suspects included a Kogi State local government sole administrator and his orderly.

Moshood said items recovered included one Hyundai Ambulance bus allegedly used in conveying the attackers, five AK 47 rifles, one Beretta pistol and two locally made single barrel short guns. Others were 25 expended shells of 7.62 mm ammunition, 13 expended shells of 9mm ammunition and 12 expended shells of gauge cartridge.

He said efforts were being intensified to arrest other suspects at large, adding that the suspects would be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.

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