It reported that a black SUV alleged to have been used for the assassination operation with some ammunition were retrieved by the Kogi state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday, April 17, 2017.
Senator Dino Melaye, on Saturday, April 15, 2017, escaped un-injured after unknown gunmen stormed his residence in his home town. They shot sporadically to the house and also destroyed 2 vehicles with bullets.
Meanwhile, according to reports, sources within the police, alleged arrest of the suspects at different locations in the state.
Also, the black SUV suspected to have been used during the operation attempts has been impounded by the Nigerian Police in Kogi state.
The security officials are also reported to be searching the communities within the state for the rest of the suspects as ordered by the command. The directive was to Taofiq Isa, the Ijumu local government area administrator.