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65 Arrested In Lagos Hotel For Violating The Rules Of LockDown

The Lagos State Task Force on COVID-19, on Wednesday, arrested sixty five partygoers for violating the lockdown order to curb the unfold of coronavirus in the state.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspects gathered at the eighty four Parks and Gardens in the Abule-Egba location of the country for a birthday bash.

It was once gathered that the undertaking pressure comprising personnel of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, Lagos State Safety Commission, Rapid Response Squad and the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement Unit) went to the venue to arrest the violators following a tip-off from participants of the public.

The General Manager, LASEPA, Dolapo Fasawe, cited that the violators had been surpassed over to the police for profiling, whilst the venue of the birthday celebration had been sealed off.

She said, “It is no longer commercial enterprise as typical in the state; this pandemic has united us all and encourages citizen participation in phrases of data sharing. We spoke back round 3.10pm after receiving the statistics and surprisingly, we met the youth, who had been shabbily dressed for a birthday party.

“It have to no longer be challenging for us to obey easy directions and adhere strictly to protection guidelines to flatten the curve so that normalcy can return to the world.

“The facility has been sealed off, whilst the formative years had been taken away with the aid of the police for in addition investigation and profiling, and this is to enchantment to dad and mom and guardians to critically warn their kids and wards to continue to be away from illegal gatherings. All fingers are on deck to make sure that there is no hiding location for flagrant violators.”

Confirming the development, the kingdom Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, stated in a statement, “On Wednesday, April 29, 2020, round 2.05pm, appearing on credible intelligence, operatives from the Area ‘G’ Command and the Oko-Oba Division arrested sixty five suspects at eighty four Park Hotel, Augusto Close, Oko-Oba. The suspects have been arrested for attending a birthday birthday party and eating some materials suspected to be illicit drugs.

“Some of the suspects have been discovered in the swimming pool catching fun, in whole forget about of the social distancing guidelines and the lockdown order. The suspects, who are inside the age vary of sixteen to 45, confessed to have left their a variety of houses for the motel in defiance of the take a seat at domestic order.

“The supervisor of the lodge used to be equally arrested and the inn has been sealed off with the aid of the applicable organizations of the nation government. Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged.”

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Abule-Egba Dolapo Fasawe LASEPA Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency Lagos State Safety Commission


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