Following the violation of COVID-19 restricting movement in Kaduna and it’s environs, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kaduna State command has secured conviction of three persons for violation of order.
The three persons according to the statement issued on Tuesday by the command’s Public Reations Officer, ASC Orndiir Terzungwe were convicted by the
Mobile Court sitting in Kaduna.
According to him, the court ruled in favour of the corps, adding that they have committed an offence of criminal conspiracy and disobedience to order of movement.
“Consequently, they have been convicted and sentenced to pay fine of N14, 000 each failure of which they shall be subjected to hard labour for a period of one month.”. The statement further said
The statement explained that, “Today’s conviction has brought to five the number of suspects convicted by the command since the commencement of the lockdown in the state since March this year.
Reacting to the ruling, the State Commandant of NSCDC, Babangida Abdullahi Dutsinma, expressed readiness to work in synergy with all agencies of government in maintaining law and order.
Dutsinma urged residents of the state to obey all lawful orders, reiterating his desire to sanction any erring individual(s) or group(s).
The Commandant however, noted with satisfaction the conduct of most residents.
He also decried the attitude of few others whose desire if unchecked will flout government directives of obeying social distancing, personal hygiene and use of face masks to curtain increasing cases of Corona Virus Disease