The Nigeria Police Force has arraigned before a mobile court sitting at Eagle-Square 28 persons arrested by police operatives, over the weekend at Pana village Utako, for violating the subsisting COVID-19 regulations.
FCT Police PRO, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, who revealed this Monday, said the violators were arrested by police operatives at night on Saturday 15th August, 2020 and Sunday 16th August, 2020 for violating the existing 10:00pm to 4:00am curfew and operating beer parlours and bar, which is in contrast with the COVID-19 regulations.
According to him, the 28 defaulters arraigned on Monday 17th August, 2020 are: Emmanuel Amode ‘m’, Tasat Dan ‘m’, Kenney John ‘m’, Chemizie Ibabuchi ‘m’, Paul Nwafor ‘m’, Ayuba Ahmadu ‘m’, Yunusa Abdullahi ‘m’, Ahmed Jafaru ‘m’, Stephen Ovesewe ‘m’, Unwadu Joseph Chimaobi ‘m’, Andrew Gabriel ‘m’.
Others are Uluyane Michae ‘m’, Hassan Anthony ‘m’, Tekun Lanre ‘m’, Hamza Yahaya ‘m’, Hamza Mohammed ‘m’, Kawka Sabo ‘m’, Kingsley Nbachu ‘m’, Edward Daniel ‘m’, Iloabuchi Nwulie ‘m’, Ajah Chike Moses ‘m’, Tobias Goodness ‘f’, Ogunkoya Mariam ‘f’, Mary Aneya ‘f’, Laraba Ayuba ‘f’, Ajab Chuama ‘f’, Promise Arifeta ‘f’ and Etio Patience ‘f’.
22 of the defaulters who pleaded guilty to charges prepared against them were convicted and fined with varying amount of money ranging between two thousand to three thousand naira.
They were also sentenced to one hour community service. While three of the defaulters who pleaded not guilty had their case adjourned for further hearing.
However, three other defaulters were discharged.
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