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Again, court orders Naira Marley’s arrest over alleged car theft


Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly called Naira Marley, should be arrested and arraigned for alleged car theft.

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 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 the 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.

Prosecuting Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Edet Okoi told the court that the three defendants committed the offences on December 16, at Eko Hotel roundabout on Victoria Island, Lagos.

He said that the trio, who were in a motorcade with Naira Marley, stole a Toyota Camry vehicle with registration number FEE 120 AA valued at N1.8 million and an IPhone X5 worth N330,000 belonging to Mr. Adelekan Ademola.


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