Lockdown: Court jails Abuja driver who stripped to resist arrest (Video)


It was reported that the magistrate court sitting in Abuja has sentenced a taxi driver, who was identified as Emmanuel Imhoudu, who stripped naked after his vehicle was impounded by security operatives in the city, to six months in prison.

However, Imhoudu in a viral video posted on social media platforms, was protesting the seizure of his car by the FCT COVID-19 Enforcement Team. He is to serve two months in prison for each of the three-count charges against him.


Moreover, he was given an alternatively to pay N10,000 fine on each of the counts filed against him and also make a public apology on any television network.

Imhoudu had said hunger pushed him out of his home in spite of the lockdown order issued by Pres. Buhari.  On why he stripped naked, he said he wanted everyone to know that “all was not well with him and his family.”

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