Interstate Travel Restrictions: Police impound 10 luxurious buses, arrest 150 passengers


Operatives of Lagos State Police command on enforcement of ban on interstates non-essential travel during the curfew hours has at about 11pm on 18th July, 2020 intercepted 10 luxurious buses with 150 passengers travelling out of Lagos State to various destinations in the Northern and Eastern regions of Nigeria.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Bala Elkana who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos on Tuesday stated that the drivers and passengers were arrested, while the buses were impounded.

Elkana further revealed that the violators were arraigned in Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court.

He added that the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu warned commercial vehicle operators and motor parks against violating interstates movement restriction orders during the curfew hours.

“Passengers are also warned against non-essential interstates travels during the curfew hours”, he said.

Photo: Vehicles and passengers arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police command following violations on Interstate Travel Restrictions during curfew hours in Lagos.

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