Several hours after Senator Ben Murray-Bruce tweeted about the purported kidnap of his colleague, Dino Melaye, the police say they have not received any complaint or report.

Force Public Relations Officer, Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday.

Moshood said that the Force did not receive any complaint from any of Melaye’s family members, friends, associate or staff to indicate that the Senator has been kidnapped.

There has also been no report of the incident in any of its Police Stations or Divisions throughout the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) or any other State of the Federation.

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“The attention of the Police was drawn to the report of the purported kidnap of Sen. Dino Melaye in some sections of the media.

“However, the Force has commenced investigation into the purported kidnap of Senator Dino Melaye, and wish to implore any of his family members, relatives or friends who witnessed the kidnap or has information about the purported kidnap of the Senator to report the incident to the nearest police Station,” the Police Spokesman said.

He said that this would assist the Police in the investigation into the matter.

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