The day has arrived for further hearing of naira Marley (Nigerian musician) who was arrested alongside his colleague zlantan ibile amongst others on the 10th day of may 2019 for alleged internet fraud.
The Nigerian musician, Naira Marley with the (real name, Azeez Fashola) is
expected to appear in court today in Lagos for further trial on cybercrime
and also credit card fraud.
He was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on the 10th day of May
alongside Zlatan Ibile His colleague with the (real name, Omomniyi Temidayo) and three
others for the alleged crimes.
However, According to some reports, Naira Marley songs where always connected to this crimes….addressing himself as a “yahoo boy” and openly glorifying cyber crime which can be a bad influence to the youths.
According to the charges labelled against him, it stated that; “That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira
Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 11th day of
December 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court,
conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132
issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain profit and you
thereby committed a punishable offense contrary to Section 27(1)(b) of the Cyber
Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under
Section 33(2) of the Same Act.
“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still
at large), on or about the 10th day of May 2019, within the
jurisdiction of this honorable court, with intent to defraud
possessed, counterfeit card (4921819410257431) issued to Timea Fedorne
Tatar and you thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable
under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act
Meanwhile ,When the matter arrived before Justice Nicolas Oweibo of a federal high
court in Lagos on May 20, Naira Marley’s lawyer, Olalekan Ojo, had
asked the court to grant the singer bail pending when the court would
hear the case.
The request was granted out if the favour of the prosecution counsel
led by barrister Rotimi Oyedepo, he argued that there should be immediate
hearing of the case instead of bail.
The judge then fixed October 22, 23 and 24 as the trial dates which begins today and would last 3days.