Lockdown : Mobile Courts Convict 874 In Kano

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Kano State Government has revealed that it’s 11 mobile courts established by the Chief Judge of the state Justice Nura Sagir Umar have sentenced 874 violators of the lockdown order across the state.

This was disclosed by the Kano state Judiciary  Public Relations Officer, Baba Jibo Ibrahim during the weekly update on the mobile court’s activities in the state on Wednesday.

According to him, from 6th of April to 13 May the courts have sentenced a total of 874 violators of the lockdown order with different sanctions.

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He added that the violators were found guilty of violating the order and some of them were sentenced to community service while others were fined.

Mr Jibo also revealed that a store Garba Karfe Investment was closed down for violating the lockdown order and operators of the store were fined N10, 000 adding that those with genuine reasons were set free.

“Garba Karfe Investment store was also closed down by the court and were also fined N10, 000 for violating the order. The court had also burst some businessmen who have violated the order by opening their warehouses in the night to distributes wares to their customers, the court has found them guilty and had prosecuted them,” said Mr Jibo

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