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JUST IN: Police set Rep member free after House’s intervention



The police have released a member of the House of Representatives , Mr Abubakar Lado , from the detention .Lado , who spent three days at the Federal Special Anti – Robbery Squad detention facility in Abuja , was set free on Wednesday after the House passed a resolution for his immediate release .

The House had threatened to summon the Inspector – General of Police , Mr Ibrahim Idris , if the police failed to release Lado before midnight of Wednesday .

Lado was released and he reported to the House on Thursday .

The House Leader, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila , who had earlier on Wednesday proposed a motion for the summoning of the IG , asked that the matter be rested .

Lado rose to thank his colleagues for coming to his assistance .

He simply said that his arrest was “ political . ”

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