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Singer Jaywon arrested in Lagos for violating COVID-19 curfew

Written on 05/06/2020
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Nigerian singer, Iledare Oluwajuwonlo popularly known as  Jaywon was on Monday arrested for violating the Covid-19 curfew put in place by the Lagos State government.


The ‘This Year’ crooner was driving out around 11pm when he was intercepted around Dolphin Estate and whisked to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba.

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 community service for 30 minutes.

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.