Naira Marley In Fresh Court Case, Read Details
The Lagos State Magistrate Court, has ordered that a Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley should be arrested and arraigned over alleged car theft.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, ordered that the Investigating Police Officer (IPO), Sgt. Sunday Idoko, handling the case must present Naira Marley in court on the next date of adjournment.
However, two of the musician’s brothers and his cousins appeared in court over alleged theft of a car and a cell phone.
The defendants, Idris Fashola, 18, Babatunde Fashola, 24, and Kunle Obere, 22, are facing a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the arrest of Naira Marley
The chief magistrate granted the three defendants N500, 000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
He ordered the IPO to produce Naira Marley before the court on December 21, when the case would be listed for further hearing
The prosecutor, ASP Edet Okoi, told the court that the three defendants committed the offence on December 16, at Eko Hotel Round about on Victoria Island, Lagos.
He said that the trio who were in a motorcade with Naira Marley, stole a Toyota Camry vehicle with Registration No. FEE 120 AA valued at N1.8 million and an IPhone X5 worth N330,000 belonging to one Mr Adelekan Ademola.
He added that the three defendants and others at large assaulted the complainant by beating him up.
Okoi alleged that the second defendant, Babatunde Fashola and others at large obstructed the