Edo - Eight people have been arrested in Edo by the Nigerian
Copyright Commission for allegedly selling pirated works, Punch reported.
The commission has stated that they have confiscated eight
bags full of audiovisual materials from the suspects.
The NCC conducted the routine raid at hotspots, including
Sapele Road, Ramat Park and Siluko Road.
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The reason behind the operation was to check the spread of
piracy in Edo and Delta States, stated Zonal Head of Operations, Jospeh Ajang.
This comes after receiving several petitions from property
owners about the growing spread of piracy.
The public has been warned that piracy is a crime and the
commission has zero tolerance for it.
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