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COVID19: Kaduna(Nigeria) Realises N1.9 Million From Lockdown Violators In 2 Days

Kaduna government has disclosed that it’s realised the sum of N1.9 million from violators of the lockdown order within the state, within 2 days.

The government , through the Ministry of Justice said 605 culprits were convicted between Thursday and Friday last week, for violating the lockdown order adding that, “about N1,909,600 was realized as fines from the convictions and 41 offenders got community service.” Daily Trust reports.

A statement signed by the Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General, Aisha Dikko, said a breakdown of the offences showed that folks were convicted for offenses like failure to wear face masks publicly and violating the restriction of movement order.

Daily Trust reports that the government had found out mobile courts on April 24 to summarily try curfew violators at specific locations like Kakuri, Kawo, Magajin Gari, Rigasa, Sabon Tasha and Maraban Rido.

Others are Rigachukun, Kaduna-Kano border and Abuja-Kaduna express way.

The attorney general warned that violators may equally have their motorcycles, tricycles or automobiles impounded and forfeited to the govt and stressed that, “violation of occupy home order and not wearing face masks attract a fine of N5,000 each.

On the opposite hand, not maintaining physical distancing attracts a fine of N7,000.

”Unauthorised riding of motorcycles and tricycles during the lockdown, also as driving automobiles , trucks and buses, attract N5,000, N10,000, N20,000, N30,000, N20,000 respectively, ” she stated.

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