BASSE: Nine curfew flouters asked by court to each pay D5,000 or do one year in prison

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Police in Basse on Thursday arraigned 10 persons before the Basse Magistrates Court for violating the Public Health (Dangerous and Infectious Disease) Protection Regulations 2020.

Nine of them were convicted for violating the regulation on Prohibition of Movement and sentenced to D5000 each in default to serve 1 year imprisonment, police said.

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One other person was convicted for violating the Compulsory Facemask Wearing Regulation and was sentenced to a fine of D1000 in default to serve 9 months imprisonment, police added.


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