Popular music artiste, Iledare Olajuwonlo James, popularly called Jaywon, has been convicted by a mobile court in Lagos for violating the coronavirus curfew put in place by the Federal Government.
It was lerant that policemen attached to the Dolphin Estate Division of the Lagos State Police Command arrested the artiste around 11pm on Monday.
Jaywon was driving to unknown destination when policemen, who were monitoring compliance with the curfew intercepted him and took him into custody.
The music artiste was later 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 30 minutes community service.
Confirming the artiste’s conviction, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said Jaywon was among the 179 persons arrested for violating the curfew and refusing to use face masks in the state, adding that 79 vehicles were also impounded for violating the curfew.