The Lagos State Police Command in the early hours of Sunday arrested 76 persons at a midnight birthday party held at Lavender Court, Jakande close, Oniru, Victoria Island.
A statement by the command’s spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, said that they were arrested for violating COVID-19 protocols.
According to Adejobi, the Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Division, led his team on enforcement of COVID-19 protocols including 12 midnight to 4am curfew when he got wind of the gathering at the party.
”Those arrested at the party included: 1. Popoola Michael 2. Adeyemo opeyemi 3. Ramon salami 4. Kareem Akeem 5. Balogun Nurudeen and 71 others.
“The Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Division, also impounded more than one hundred and thirty six (136) vehicles for breaking the 12 midnight to 4am curfew on the island and some parts of Lekki in the recent past. The owners of the vehicles have been charged to the Mobile Court, Oshodi and were fined appropriately,” the statement added.