Chief Judge of Bayelsa State, Justice Kate Abiri has approved the setting up of a mobile court on covid-19.
Four magistrates are to preside over the courts which will run two shifts of morning and afternoon daily.
The mobile court will commence sitting on Monday next week at the Swali Ultra modern market.
The move, according to a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Freston Akpor, is part of measures to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic in the state.
He said, ”Violators of the various sanctions, particularly traders at the market will be put on trial with prosecutors to be drawn from arresting officers from the Environmental Sanitation Authority, Ministry of Environment and officers of other law enforcement agencies. ”
”Offenders will be liable to such penalties as fine or community service or both .”