Lagos police arrest 76 at 1:00am for breaking Covid-19 protocols at a birthday party

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday arrested 76 residents of Lagos for violating Covid-19 protocols by holding a birthday party.

A statement issued by Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Muyiwa Adejobi said the suspect were arrested around 1am at a birthday party violating Covid-19 protocols.

“The Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Division of the command, led his team on enforcement of Covid-19 protocols including 12 midnight to 4am curfew when he got wind of the gathering at Lavender court, Jakande close Oniru Victoria Island Lagos.

“Those arrested at the party included: 1. Popoola Michael 2. Adeyemo opeyemi 3. Ramon salami 4. Kareem Akeem 5. Balogun Nurudeen and 71 others,” he said.

Adejobi added that the DPO also impounded more than 136 vehicles for breaking the 12 midnight to 4am curfew on the island and some parts of Lekki in the recent past.

“The owners of the vehicles have been charged to the Mobile Court, Oshodi and were fined appropriately,” he said.



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