Regulatory body arrests 35 over pirated works

NCC According to various media reports, theNigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has arrested 35 suspected pirates who were allegedly parading the streets of Lagos with their wares.

Mr. Chris Nkwocha, Lagos Zonal Director of the Commission, said the suspects were arrested on the streets of Iyana-Ipaja, Iyana-Oba, Ojo, Obalende, and Oshodi, for violating the Copyright Law of Section (38), Sub-section 1.

“The suspected pirates were arrested during our operations and are now in police custody. They will be charged to court after a thorough investigation for prosecution,” Nkwocha said.

The NCC Zonal Director also added that over 50,000 copies of CDs and DVDs estimated at about N2 million were seized from the suspects.

Source : Pulse

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