Funke Akindele and husband sentenced to 14 days Community Service in Lagos
A Magistrate court sitting in Lagos has sentenced Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello a.k.a JJC skills to 14 days community service each.
The duo were ordered to pay a fine of N100,000 each.
The actress and her husband were arrested and later arraigned before court for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) which prescribes a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both.
The couple pleaded guilty to flouting social distancing regulation amid the coronavirus pandemic.
They are to serve three hours per day excluding Saturday and Sunday.
Funke Akindele and Husband Arrested in Lagos for flouting social distancing
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Funke Akindele for hosting a party in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State.
The Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, told The PUNCH that the actress had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti Yaba.
“Yes, we have (arrested) Funke Akindele and we are looking for the others. She has been taken to SCID.”
Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa, who is married to singer, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, held a party in his honor on Saturday.
Singer, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, also graced the party, which had over 20 others in attendance.
The actress and her husband, JJC Skillz came under huge criticism on social media after photos and videos from the party were shared online.