Court Sentences Funke Akindele, Husband to 14-day Community Service

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•To pay N100,000 fine each
•Naira Marley to be arraigned

Chiemelie Ezeobi

A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Lagos yesterday sentenced Nollywood actress, Mrs. Funke Akindele-Bello, and her husband, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bello, a.k.a JJC Skills, to 14 days of community service each for violating regulations on social distancing meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The couple would spend three hours per day, excluding Saturday and Sunday, in carrying out the sentence.
They must each visit 10 public places to educate people on the consequences of not complying with the directives on COVID-19.
The court also directed them to pay a fine of N100,000 each.

They were charged to court yesterday for violating the restriction regulations in Lagos State.
They were arraigned before Chief Magistrate’s Court 1 Ogba on one-count charge.

The prosecuting team was led by Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN).
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Source: Thisday Newspaper