A task force team empowered by the Lagos state government this morning arrested 202 persons ,
the defaulters were arrested at 15 areas in the state including Yaba, Agege, Ogudu/Ojota and Iju while they were either jogging, cycling or loitering.
They were immediately arraigned before Magistrates Makanju Oshodi and Nurudeen Layeni before two mobile courts at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba in Lagos state for violating the movement restriction order in the state.,
on a one-count charge of violating the Social Distancing Directives contrary to Regulation 1(1) of the COVID-19 Regulations which is punishable under Section 5 of the Public Health Law of Lagos State, 2015. They all pleaded guilty.
The courts presided over by Magistrates Makanju Oshodi and Nurudeen Layeni, found them guilty and ordered them to pay fines ranging from N5, 000 to N10, 000 to the Lagos state government, also ordered them to immediately begin a two-hour community service.