A Lagos Mobile court, has placed a N20,000 fine on 65 persons arrested for breaching the state government curfew order.
The state government had in 2020 placed a 12 midnight to 4 am curfew order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. It gave the directive after it lifted the restriction of movement order given in the wake of the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria.
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The court slammed the N20,000 fine on the accused after they all pleaded guilty to a one count charge levelled against them by the chairman of the state Taskforce, Shola Jejeloye.
Jejeloye said all 75 persons were brought before the mobile court on Tuesday.