Jaywon Reportedly Arrested By The Police For Defying Curfew In Lagos
Jaywon Reportedly Arrested By The Police For Defying Curfew: Nigerian sensational singer, Jaywon has been allegedly arrested and arraigned by the police for violating the curfew order issued by the Lagos state government over the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lagos state government had issued a curfew order on the state as part of measures to gradually ease the lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic. However, since the order was announced about 179 have been arrested for violating the order and also for refusing to wear face masks as stated by state public relations officer, Bala Elkana.
Nigerian singer, Jaywon is among the defaulters and according to Punch, the singer was intercepted by police officers monitoring the curfew order at about 11 PM on Monday, the 4th of May, 2020.
The singer was then taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, where he was charged before a mobile court after his statement had been taken.
According To Punch Metro:
“Jaywon was driving to a destination when policemen, who were monitoring compliance with the curfew, intercepted him around 11pm on Monday and took him into custody.
The music artiste was later taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, where he was charged before a mobile court after his statement had been taken.
During the court proceedings on Tuesday, it was learnt that Jaywon pleaded guilty and the presiding magistrate ordered him to pay a fine of N10,000. He was also sentenced to do community service for 30 minutes.
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said Jaywon was among the 179 persons arrested for violating the curfew and refusing to use face masks in the state, adding that 79 vehicles were also impounded for violating the curfew“.