Edo court sentences 23 for illegal parking, trading

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Benin, April 18, 2021 (NAN) A Benin 23 persons for illegal parking and displaying of wares for sale unauthorised places.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while 16 persons were convicted for illegal parking, seven others were convicted for trading unauthorised places.

Prosecuting counsel, Mr . O Kadiri, said that 23 offenders were apprehended within Benin metropolis.

They all pleaded liable the offences.
Presiding Chief Magistrate, Mr Mutairu Oare, ordered 16 of them found guilty of illegal parking pay a fine of N25,000 each.
Oare ordered the remaining seven convicted of trading unauthorized places pay a fine of N2,000 each, an option of community service by clearing drains, grass cutting, among others, within King’ Square for hour daily, for days.
He, however, cautioned and discharged three other persons brought before the .
The Chief Magistrate said the order was in line the Correctional Centre’ of non-custodian regulation.