Court orders arrest of Nollywood actress
A High Court sitting in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city has ordered that actress popular Nigerian actress, Monalisa Chinda, be arrested for failing to pay income tax due for over a 6-year period.
This is coming few days after a court also ordered the arrest of Ex Super Eagles footballer, Austin Jay Jay Okocha.
Monalisa was said to have avoided showing up in court after several invitations issued in that regard.
Justice Adedayo Akintoye insisted that she must be apprehended in an order reportedly given on Monday, January 21, 2019.
“In a brief statement from the prosecutor, Y.APitan said that; “The defendant has been served with hearing notice. The proof of service is in the court’s file.”
Monalisa Chinda is alleged to be found wanting for her alleged refusal to perform her civic duty of paying her tax to the Lagos State government for her business located in Lekki on the Lagos Island.
The bench warrant to arrest the actress shall extend up until the month of April.