The Edo State Government says mobile courts has being set up to try violators of the state’s Dangerous Infectious Diseases Regulations 2020, signed into law by Governor Godwin Obaseki, to curb the spread of Corona-virus in the State.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, Edo State, Idemudia Aziegbemhin.
According to him, the state’s judiciary constituted the mobile courts to determine cases arising from violations of the provisions of the regulation.
In addition, the most senior magistrate in other local governments in Edo South, Edo Central and Edo North are also constituted as mobile courts in their jurisdictions for that purpose.
However, five Chief Magistrates on Special Grade have been mandated to preside over the designated courts in Oredo, Ikpoba-Okha, and Egor Local Government Areas.