House of rep majority leader, Ado Dogunwa has been arrested.
Glamtush reports that the Nigeria Police Force has apprehended the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa.
This online platform understands that he was arrested for his alleged involvement in the killing of several persons and burning of the Secretariat of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) in the just concluded general election.
Doguwa was arrested at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport while boarding a flight to Abuja, Daily Trust reports.
“He also used the pistol of his orderly and fired at several persons. So we have arrested him in connection to murder and arson.
The police had affirmed no fewer than three persons were killed when the campaign secretariat of the party located in the Tudunwada area of the state was set on fire.
Two persons were also burnt to death during the crisis that broke out during the collation of the results of Doguwa/Tudunwada House of Representatives election, which was announced to have been won by Dogunwa.
Earlier, while briefing journalists, Dogunwa denied his involvement and disclosed he was yet to receive any formal invitation from the police.
Dogunwa said, “I never held a gun. I don’t even know how to hold a gun. I also never held any weapon throughout the election.”
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