Friday, 1 May 2020

216 People Arrested For Not Wearing Face-Masks In Niger State

Over 216 people have been arrested and convicted for violating lock-down order in Niger State. Twelve out of the 216 were discharged.

Majority of the offences involved not wearing face masks while others were driving vehicles during the lock-down, organizing social events, conveying passengers during the lock-down, and carrying more than the prescribed numbers of passengers required.


Police spokesman Wasiu Abiodun said those convicted were given varying degrees of sanctions, including six months imprisonment or fine.





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