March 16, 2016 – Anti Piracy Raid Pictures: NCC Arrests Movie Pirates At Alaba Int’l Market Following Nollywood Marketer Gabosky’s Complaint, Eze Obasi & Others Nabbed
On Saturday March 12, 2016, officials of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC stormed Alaba International Market in Alaba Lagos.
The commission carried the anti piracy raid after Nollywood marketer Gabriel Okoye aka Gabosky filed an official report against Eze Obasi, a popular trader at Alaba market.
Obasi was caught reproducing Lancelot Imasuen’s cinema movie Invasion 1897 on DVD.
He was thereafter arrested by the police and transferred to the Commission for further investigation.
During the operation, NCC discovered different pirated cinematography works, and duplicating machines that were used to illegally reproduce the works of several right owners.
The anti-piracy operation was conducted by the enforcement officers of the commission, and a team of policemen which led to the arrest of two suspects.
See photos of items recovered from the suspects
Pictured above is NCC Manager Barrister Obi Ezeilo addressing journalists after the raid.