Police Arrest 179 Interstates Travel Ban Violators, Impounded 43 Vehicles

Lagos State Police Command has arrested 179 persons for violating interstates non essential travel restrictions.

The Commands Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, who confirmed the development, disclosed that “the violators were arrested on 28/06/2020 and 29/06/2020 in various interstate checkpoints and motor parks in Lagos State.

“Among those arrested are 43 commercial bus drivers conveying the arrested passengers to Abuja, Kogi, Abia, among others. Forty three vehicles were impounded.

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“The suspects were arraigned in Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court and were sentenced accordingly.

“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu psc warned commercial vehicle operators and motor parks against violating interstates movement restriction orders. Passengers are also warned against non essential interstates travel”, he said in a statement.


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