3 Alaba traders arraigned over piracy of Nollywood films

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Lagos – Three Alaba Traders, charged with copyright infringement, on Thursday appeared in a Federal High Court in Lagos.

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The accused are: David Chukwudi, Austin Igboukwu, Ugochukwu Ukwuagu.

Chukwudi was charged on 11-count charge bordering on copyright infringement and use of premises to promote copyright infringement.

Igboukwu and Ukwuagwu were charged on 13-count charge also bordering on copyright infringement.

In the first charge, the prosecutor, Mr K.J Oluwole from the Police Force Headquarters, said that Chukwudi committed the offence on Aug. 14, in the premises of the Alaba International Market. Lagos.

He said the accused forged packets of uncensored Nollywood films.

The said films were: “Jennifa’s Diary“, “Lord of War“, “The Village War“, “My kids and I“, “What I want“, “Osinachi my wife’’, among others, for illegal…



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