Popular Nigerian singer, Naira Marley has been arrested and arraigned by Tinubu Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos.
According to reports, Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley and his three other brothers by the names Idris Fashola, 18, Babatunde Fashola, 24, and Kunle Obere, 22, were dragged before court by the police on four-count on charge of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the arrest of Naira Marley.
Also, reports on some Nigerian sites indicates that the prosecutor by name ASP Edet Okoi, narrated that the offense happened on December 16 at Eko Hotel Roundabout on Victoria Island, Lagos.
The prosecutor revealed that the trio were in a motorcade with Naira Marley stole a Toyota Camry with the registration number FEE 120 AA which costs around N 1.8 million and an IPhone X5 worth N330,000.
The owner of these wealth is one Mr. Adelekan Ademola.
Below are the statements made by the prosecutor, ASP Edet Okoi;
“One of the vehicles in the musician’s motorcade hit the complainant’s vehicle from the back while he was throwing out money from his vehicle to his fans. When the complainant came down from the vehicle to inspect the damage, Obere entered into the complainant’s Camry and drove it off with the motorcade. Ademola reported to the police and the vehicle was tracked to where it was parked at Jakande Crescent, Oniru in Lagos.
“When the police arrived at the location in company with the complainant, Naira Marley and his boys started beating the complainant. A group of boys obstructed the police from arresting the musician but they were able to apprehend the three defendants,” Okoi told the court
The Magistrate has order Naira Marley to appear before court on December 21st where further proceedings will be carried.
The two brothers of Naira Marley are on bail with an amount of N500,000.