The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Nollywood actress Funke Akindele for throwing a house party during a Coronavirus Lockdown in Lagos.
The arrest of the actress was reported by Punch Newspapers which affirmed that the arrest was confirmed by the Police.
It was reported that Funke Akindele was arrested by the Lagos State police command for contravention of the lockdown order of the state.
A viral video had emerged on social media showing Funke Akindele, her husband, JJC Skilz and some celebrities like Eniola Badmus and Naira Marley having a house party in the middle of a health emergency.
The video had attracted intense criticism from Nigerians who blasted the actress for her lack of discretion during a time like this.
Funke Akindele later apologised for her indiscretion via a video on social media.
The spokesperson for the Lagos state public relations officer, Bala Elkana however said the actress has been arrested and taken to the State Criminal Investigations Department, Panti, Yaba.
Yes, we have (arrested) Funke Akindele and we are looking for the others. She has been taken to SCID.”