Lockdown: Funke Akindele and others facing prosecution
By Guardian Exclusive
07 April 2020 | 7:31 pm
The world is currently facing a coronavirus pandemic for which there is no cure and most countries have gone on lockdown, with some urging their citizens to practice social distancing as a way of curbing the virus' spread. But some individuals have been flouting the rules of the lockdown in their respective countries. GuardianTV presents how nations have handled these transgressions.
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