In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 08th, July, 2020

Police Set To Start Large Arrest Of Face Masks Violators In Lagos

Police Set To Begin Massive Arrest Of Face Mask Violators In Lagos


Police Set To Start Large Arrest Of Face Masks Violators In Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command says it can quickly start the arrest of any resident of the state caught not utilizing a face masks in public.

The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, who disclosed this in an interview with The Nation, mentioned the command has arrested three,802 individuals between April and June for not sporting face masks, including that every one the suspects have been charged to courtroom and sentenced accordingly.

“Now we have been implementing the regulation. Now we have arrested three,802 individuals for not utilizing face masks and 12,900 suspects have been held for flouting varied COVID-19 pointers for the reason that graduation of the lockdown in April. They have been all charged to courtroom. However we’re going to be stricter now as a result of we’ve observed that some individuals don’t put on in any respect whereas others dangle it on their chins. That isn’t the aim for the directive.

The face masks should be correctly worn to cowl the mouth and nostril. That’s the way it will serve its objective. Our individuals should know that the coverage is for his or her security and that of society. As quickly as you step out of your home into public house, it is best to have your face masks on, worn correctly. It ought to be that approach till you come to your non-public house. Carrying a face masks is obligatory simply as social distancing is obligatory. You can’t do one and depart the opposite. For emphasis, we’ll arrest those that put the face masks on their chins and in addition arrest these not sporting it.” he mentioned.


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