Police in Lagos arrest 179 violators of interstate travel restriction, impound 43 vehicles

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested 179 persons and impounded 43 commercial vehicles for violating the interstate non-essential travel restriction.

This is contained in a statement signed on Monday by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana.

He said that the violators were arrested in various interstate checkpoints and motor parks in Lagos State.

“Forty-three commercial bus drivers alongside their passengers en route to various states in the country were arrested,” he said.

Elkana said that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, warned commercial vehicle operators against violating interstate movement restriction order.

“Passengers were also warned against non-essential interstate travel,” the police officer said.

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