How 143 Clubbers, Strippers & Club Owner Were Arrested Over Breach Of Covid-19 Protocols

Posted on January 14, 2021


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the owner of Club Victoria’s, located at Ajose Adeogun, Mr. Owede Bruno including clubbers and strippers for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols in the state.

P.M.EXPRESS reports as disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

He stated that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, led a team of Policemen to raid some clubs on 9th January, 2021, at around 1.30am, including Club Victoria’s, where 143 clubbers and strippers were arrested.

CSP Adejobi also stated that the Police impounded 43 different brands of cars belonging to clubbers, who were said to have violated the Covid-19 protocols and were immediately charged to Court same day.

The Commissioner of Police, Odumosu, has vowed and ordered for the arrest of club owners, who encourage fun seekers and clubbers to patronise them despite the spike in the recorded cases of the pandemic and preventive protocols put in place in Lagos State. 

The suspects had been charged to Court on 4 count charge according to the provisions of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, at Ebute Metta Magistrate Court yesterday 13th January, 2021.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, thereby reiterated the Command’s readiness to consistently go after violators of COVID-19 protocols including club owners, who remain recalcitrant. 

He further warned the general public against the violation and/or disregard for the preventive measures/protocols being put in place by the Government to halt the spread of the pandemic in the state.

While promising to intensify the enforcement of laws in Lagos State and COVID-19 protocols, CP Odumosu assured that policing the state will be all-inclusive and people-oriented in accordance with international policing standards.

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