Senator Dino Melaye, has been reportedly attacked and kidnapped by armed men in Gwagwalada area of Abuja.
According to Raypower-100.5 FM Abuja, Senator Melaye was on his way to Lokoja for a court sitting in a case of alleged arms running brought against him by the Police when the incident occurred on Thursday morning.
The men were reportedly in a government Hilux van and a Sienna bus.
Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Bruce, also confirmed this via his Twitter handle.
“I have just been informed by Moses Melaye, @dino_melaye’s brother, that Dino has been abducted by unknown persons in a Toyota Sienna that blocked their car and overpowered them on their way to Kogi to answer to Dino’s court case. Lets be on the watch out. Will keep you updated.”