…Impound 79 vehicles in Lagos State
…325 suspects charged to Court
The operatives of Lagos State Police command on enforcement of COVID-19 orders on Monday arrested 121 suspects for violating the curfew, 58 suspects for not wearing face mask in public as well as impounded 79 vehicles during the curfew hours.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Bala Elkana who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos yesterday said that the suspects along with the 148 others arrested during the weekend for violating lockdown order were charged to Court, bringing the number of suspects charged today to 325.
He informed that the suspects were sentenced accordingly as some of them were given 4 hours community service while others were awarded fines of N2,500 and N3,000 respectively.
Elkana added that the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu and other senior officers went round the state on the first day of the curfew to monitor compliance noting that the CP was impressed with the level of compliance and looked forward to huge improvements in the coming days.
“On 5th May, 2020, the Commissioner of Police Lagos State and his counterpart in Ogun State visited the Police Check Point at the boundary community in Ojodu Berger manned by personnel of Lagos and Ogun States. Security is tightened at the boundary community to restrict non-essential interstates movements”, he stated.
Photo: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu.
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