Some colleagues and friends were reportedly prevented from seeing Senator Dino Melaye following his re-arrest and handcuff.
Dino Melaye was admitted at a private hospital yesterday before his re-arrest
Senator Dino Melaye has been handcuffed to a hospital bed by the police. The incident took place after he was re-arrested following his alleged escaped from police custody.
According to a report by Punch, senators were also prevented from seeing the embattled senator, who was forcefully evacuated by the police from a private medical facility, Zankli Hospital and taken to the National Hospital, where he was admitted to the Trauma Centre last night.
Melaye had escaped from police custody on Tuesday while being taken to Lokoja, Kogi State, and was conveyed in an ambulance to Zanklin Hospital, Mabushi, Abuja, after sustaining some injuries from his scuffle with his police escorts.
Dino in handcuff
But the police in the evening stormed the hospital and evacuated him to the National Hospital against his doctors’ advice.
The lawmaker was taken in a police ambulance marked NPF 221 D around 10pm.
Two doctors from the hospital were also reportedly taken away by the police.
The National Hospital spokesman, Dr. Tayo Haastrup, confirmed that Melaye was admitted to the hospital last night.