The police have debunked the report that it plans to arrest and inject to death the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly Dino Melaye.
The police, which described the claim by the senator as mischievous, malicious and hateful among others however, advised Melaye to open up if he had committed any crime that would warrant the police to arrest him rather than “whipping up sentiments to distract the public”.
In his tweet yesterday, Melaye alleged that the Inspector General of Police had already sent men of the force to inject him. The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, in a statement today however appealed to members of the public to disregard Melaye’s statement in its entirety.
The police said Melaye should know that his statement constitutes a criminal defamatory offence, hate speech and hateful conduct. Moshood however stressed that the IGP will not be distracted by statements from the likes of Melaye but will continue to ensure that the rule of law prevails in all matters.