A Senior Magistrate Court 2, in Lokoja, Kogi State has denied Senator Dino Melaye bail as it ordered the lawmaker to be remanded for 38 days in police custody.

Ruling on the suit, Chief Magistrate Suleiman Abdulahi denied the bail application by Melaye’s counsel and ordered that he be kept in prison custody till June 11, 2018.

Melaye was brought from Abuja on stretcher and arraigned before the court early this morning on charges of gunrunning, kidnapping, and others.

The police counsel, Alex Isihon however argued for Melaye’s detention pending the determination of the case.