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Lockdown: Mobile Court sentences six persons for curfew violation

Lockdown: Mobile Court sentences six persons for curfew violation

Uselu Mobile Court in Benin, on Wednesday, sentenced six persons for violating the curfew imposed by the Edo State Government in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Edo Government had on Sunday imposed a statewide dusk-to-dawn curfew, which commenced on Monday.

This was part of the state government’s strategy to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

The State Prosecuting Counsel, Mrs. Ama Iyamu said, the six persons were apprehended at New Benin axis and they pleaded liable to the offense.

The Presiding Magistrate, Mr. Rusberth Imafidon, directed the convicts to carry out community services in line with the state government non-custodian regulation.

The punishment include clearing drains, shrubs, picking of trash, compulsory community sensitisation, grass cutting among others

The sentences ranged from five to ten-day non-custodial community service, which will be supervised by officers of the Nigeria correctional officers during the punishment period.
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