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About 55 persons were on Monday arraigned before a Mobile Court in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for violating COVID-19 protocols.
The presiding Magistrate, Ebiwari Eremasi, after the trial, convicted the violators.
The magistrate fined the offenders with N2,000 each with an option of community service worth the amount.
Meanwhile, Eremasi, ordered that one of the convicts be remanded in correctional centre for earlier attempting to obstruct the court proceedings.
The Magistrate advised the convicts to always adhere to COVID-19 protocols for the safety of themselves and others.
The Head, Media, Publicity and Enlightenment of the FCT COVID-19 Regulations Enforcement Task Force, Ikharo Attah, while addressing newsmen shortly after the court proceedings, said the offenders were arrested from different parts of the territory mostly for not wearing face masks.