Kaduna Goverment Set Up Mobile Courts To Try COVID-19 Curfew Violators



Kaduna State Government has established mobile courts for the trial of people who violate the curfew imposed on the state in an efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.


This was disclosed in a letter by the state Solicitor-General, Chris Umar to the Chief Registrar of Kaduna State High Court dated April 22, which stated that the decision was taken by the State Executive Council to enforce the executive order.


Umar stated that the State Ministry of Justice had assigned magistrates to preside over different mobile courts across the city and have been charged with the power to “deal with violators summarily without the need for the present cumbersome procedure of taking offenders to court over such violations.”


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