Actress Funke Akindele-Bello was arrested by the Lagos State Police on Sunday, April 5,for ignoring the Lagos government’s social distancing order, and spent the night at the State Criminal Investigation Department SCID office in Panti, Lagos.
A police source who confirmed this to LIB said that the actress’s husband Abdulrasheed Bello, aka JJC Skillz, was not available when she was picked up has turned himself in and is currently with her in Panti. The Police source added that they will be arraigned i court this morning.
Singer Naira Marley and other guests from the party who were asked by the police to report to SCID for questioning are still being awaited
The Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020, prescribes a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both for any one found guilty of hosting gatherings or flouting the lockdown order.
The regulation act in part reads
“Where there is a violation of a closedown or stay-at-home order, security agencies shall have the power to arrest without warrant and may detain any person, who violates the closedown or stay-at-home order, for at least 48 hours.
“Where the arrested person is found guilty, the person is liable to a fine of N100,000 or one month imprisonment or three months’ community service.”