COVID-19: Court Sentenced 21 To Community Service In Adamawa For Violating Order

By Austin Ajayi, Yola

In a bit to enforce the lockdown order by the Adamawa state government, the Adamawa Police has arranged over 30 people for violating the order.

The offenders were arranged before a mobile court set up by the state government to punish erring members of the public.

The court presided over by Hon. Daniel John while listening to the offenders at different times sentenced 21 of them to two hours community service while over 10 were set free for genuine reasons.

The convicts were asked to clean on of the gates in Jimeta modern market.

The trial judge, Hon. Daniel John, while abolishing the offenders said “this exercise is not punish the citizens but it is to protect ourselves, the state and the country at large”

Stressing that “it is for our own good noting that he lenient to the offenders because it is not met to hard on the people”, he everyone to be law abiding , no noe is above the law he added.

Earlier, the Police Public Relation Officer, DSP Suleiman Nguroje in an interview said the joint security operations is ensure that the lockdown order is obey.

Adding the situation we found call for decisive steps to be taken to check the spread.
” we have arrested some vehicles and they will appear before the mobile court”

He warned the public whose duty is not listed as essential duty should stay at home stressing that the security agencies are out to deal with offenders.

He also advised security personal to be very civil in dealing with the people.

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