Sen. Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West,  has claimed he is being denied access to his family, lawyers and food.

He is currently on admission at the National Hospital in Abuja after sustaining injuries while trying to escape from the police.

The Senator was being driven to court in Kogi by the police, when he jumped out of the vehicle.

Through his Twitter handle on Wednesday night, the Senator said some of his relatives, as well as his driver, have been in police custody since Monday.

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“Samuel Melaye, Moses Melaye, Pastor Obalemo, my driver Folorunsho, one of my lawyers and seven others arrested since Monday by the police still in detention by the police

“Melaye is at the intensive care unit of the national hospital. Trauma section

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“Denied access to my lawyers, family members and food for the past more than 24hours,” Melaye tweeted.

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