Well-known Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello popularly generally known as JJC Skillz, have been sentenced to 14 days neighborhood service.
Funke Akindele and her husband had been charged to courtroom for violating restriction orders in Lagos.
On the sixth of April, 2020 at about 11am, Funke Akindele Bello and her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello had been arraigned on the Chief Justice of the Peace Court docket 1 Ogba on one depend cost.
They had been delivered to Court docket by detectives from the State Felony Investigation Division Yaba led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in command of investigation, DCP Yetunde Longe.
The prosecuting group was lead by the Hon Legal professional Normal of Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN.
The cost was learn to the accused individuals by the Court docket and so they pleaded responsible.
Having been discovered responsible as charged, they had been sentenced as follows:
The defendants are to pay a wonderful of 100,000 every, sentenced to 14 days neighborhood service, three hours per day, excluding Saturday and Sunday; every Defender shall go to 10 necessary public locations inside Lagos State to coach the general public on the results of non compliance with the restriction order; and so they should submit the names and cellphone numbers of each one that attended the celebration.
They shall be positioned on isolation by the State Authorities to find out their COVID-19 standing. Failure to abide by the above directives shall entice extra extreme punishments.
The transient information of the case as contained within the cost are:
On 04/04/2020, the 2 accused individuals held a celebration at their residents with over twenty individuals in attendance opposite to the social distancing directives made in pursuant to Regulation eight(1)(a) and (b) & 17(1)(i) of the Lagos State Infectious Illness (Emergency Prevention) Rules 2020 and subsequently dedicated an offence underneath Part 58 of the Public Well being Legislation Cap P16 Vol. 9, Legal guidelines of Lagos State 2015.
The suspects had been arrested by operatives of Lagos State Police Command following a viral video displaying numerous individuals primarily within the leisure trade in an Property, alongside Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos celebrating a celebration organised by Funke Akindele Bello and her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello.
In a press release on Monday, Police Spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana famous that Azeez Fashola a.okay.a Naira Marley is now in police custody.
In line with DSP Elkana, the singer will even be charged to Court docket for violating the restriction orders.
He additional revealed that the command has launched a manhunt for the remaining individuals who attended the celebration.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, expressed his profound gratitude to Lagosians and different properly which means Nigerians that talk up towards the violations, stressing that collectively the nation can cease the unfold of COVID-19.