Movie Pirate: Task Force Apprehends Suspects with Goods Worth of N50m


Stephen Adeniran





The Lagos State newly inaugurated task force has arrested three suspected pirates on uncensored and unclassified movies by the National Film and Video Censors Board.

The suspects identified as Ndu Celestine, Okechukwu Ikuagwu and Austine Ugogkwe was arrested for running a N50-million worth of film piracy syndicate at the Alaba International market in Lagos.


Their arrest came after several petitions to the National film and video censors board by retailers from the Northern part of the country who they had supplied movies to.

The replicating machines and confiscated films estimated to be worth over 50-million naira have been deposited at Area E police station.


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