A magistrate’s court in Yaba, Lagos state, has condemned 34 people to 14 days isolate and one-month community service for damaging the state’s orders.
They were captured on Wednesday for taking part in wellness practice along the Gbagada-Oworonsoki interstate.
The government had on March 30 forced a 14-day lockdown on Lagos, Ogun and the administrative capital region as a component of measures to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
Lagos government had likewise requested that each get-together in the state ought not to surpass 20 people in an offer to guarantee social removing measures.
In any case, the occupants ridiculed the order to participate in the work out.
On Wednesday, the court sentenced the litigants after they confessed to a one-exclude charge of working in a gathering bigger than 20 people.
It decided that the violators will be isolated for a time of 14 days at the Infectious Diseases Hospital Yaba or some other spot relegated by the administration.
In the interim, three of the litigants argued not blameworthy.
Nigeria has affirmed 254 coronavirus cases, out of which Lagos has the most elevated number 130, which is over half of the figure.
The nation has released 44 patients while five deaths have been recorded.
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