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Breaking: Dino Melaye Arrested, Detained At SARS Detention Facility

Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad have arrested embattled lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye this morning, Blueprint authoritatively reports.

As at the time of filing this report, our correspondent gathered that the lawmaker has been taken to the SARS detention facility located just opposite the old CBN junction along the Area 1 expressway.

The SARS detention facility is reputed for imprisoning hardened criminals arrested for theft, murder, cultism and other criminal acts.

It was gathered that the Nigeria Police Force forcefully carried out the arrest of the lawmaker without and arrest warrant or court order.

In a telephone conversation to our correspondent, the lawmaker sounded rattled, as background conversation suggested a struggle between himself and some of the operatives after which his mobile lines were switched off.

Recall that initial attempts were made by the police to arrest Senator Melaye after immigration officials disembarked him from a flight to Morocco on Monday morning.

Following his release after three hours detention at the immigration office at the airport, the lawmaker's house was besieged by over 80 armed police men from noon yesterday until the early hours of Tuesday.

Details later...

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