Another 183 Lagos lockdown violators arraigned, 120 convicted

Magistrates Lateef Layeni and Bimbo Oshodi-Makanju, on Tuesday, convicted 120 out of the 183 persons arraigned before the mobile court sitting at the Lagos State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, for violating the lockdown order in the state.

It was gathered that the violators were ordered to pay fines ranging from N5,000 to N10,000, and do community service.

The Coordinator of the Mobile Court, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Arinola Ogbara-Banjoko, said 90 per cent of the violators brought for arraignment on Tuesday pleaded guilty, adding that the magistrates, after taking their pleas, sentenced them to community service and also ordered them to pay fines.

“The remaining 10 per cent pleaded not guilty. Those who were sentenced were asked to pay fines of between N5,000 and N10,000 in addition to community service. We will be in the court on Thursday to continue with the arraignment,” Ogbara-Banjoko added.

 

 

– Punch

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