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Dino absent in court over ‘health’ issue

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By Boluwaji Obahopo

LOKOJA—Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West), for a second time in a month did not show up in court, yesterday, to answer the charges on gunrunning against him and two others.

Dino Melaye

However, the two suspects charged alongside Dino, Kabir Seidu, aka Osama, and Nuhu Salihu aka Smally, were in court.

When the case was called yesterday, his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome(SAN), represented by Barrister Yemi Mohammed, told the court that his client could not be present in court on health grounds.

Magistrate Abdalah adjourned till August 21 for hearing in the bail applications of the two alleged accomplices and adjourned to September 20 for hearing in the case of Senator Melaye.


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