COVID-19: Nigerian Singer, Jaywon Arrested For Violating Curfew in Lagos

By Amara Christa on May 6th,2020

Singer, Iledare Olajuwonlo-James popularly known as Jaywon, has been arrested by the police for violating the curfew order issued over the COVID-19 pandemic.

The singer was arrested by policemen attached to the Dolphin Estate Division of the Lagos State Police Command while he was driving to an undisclosed destination.

Jaywon was then taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, where he was charged before a mobile court after his statement had been taken.

During the court proceedings on Tuesday, it was learnt that Jaywon pleaded guilty and the presiding magistrate ordered him to pay a fine of N10,000.

He was also sentenced to do community service for 30 minutes.

According to Punch, when it reached out to the state public relations officer, Bala Elkana, he said Jaywon was among the 179 persons arrested for violating the curfew and refusing to use face masks in the state.

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