Lagos police command arrest night club owner for violating coronavirus protocols

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the owner of Club Victoria’s, located at Ajose Adeogun, Mr Owede Bruno(42), for violating coronavirus protocols in the state,and subsequently charged to court on 4 count charge.

Penpushing reports that the Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi made this known on Wednesday explaining that Bruno was charged  according to the provisons of the Criminal Law of Lagos State,

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State,  Hakeem Odumosu, had led a team of policemen to raid some clubs on 9th January, 2021 at around 1.30am, including Club Victoria’s, where 143 clubbers and strippers were arrested and thirty-four cars impounded, while the suspects were immediately charged to court same day.

Penpushing further reports that the Commissioner has vowed and ordered for the arrest of club owners who encourage fun seekers and clubbers to patronise them despite the spike in the recorded cases of the pandemic and preventive protocols put in place in Lagos State.

‘The suspect has been charged to court on 4 count charge according to the provisons of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, at Ebute Metta Magistrate Court today 13th January, 2021’,the statement reads.

The Commissioner reiterated the command’s readiness to consistently go after violators of coronavirus protocols including club owners who remain recalcitrant, and further warned the general public against the violation and/or disregard for the preventive measures/protocols being put in place by the government to halt the spread of the pandemic in the state.

Penpushing also reports that, Odumosu, while promising to intensify the enforcement of laws in Lagos State and coronavirus protocols, assured that policing the state will be all-inclusive and people-oriented in accordance with international policing standards.

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