Opposite to claims by protection counsel of Nigerian singer Azeez Fashola higher often known as Naira Marley in courtroom that he’s a primary time offender, findings by SaharaReporters has reveal that the singer was declared needed by Lewisham Police, United Kingdom in 2014.
Naira Marley was arrested by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Comission in Nigeria for his alleged connection to advance price fraud and cyber crime.
On Monday 20th of Might, 2019, throughout the arraignment of Naira Marley by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC on the Federal Excessive Court docket, Ikoyi, Lagos a member of his defence counsel, Taiwo Oreagba who stood in for his lead defence counsel, Olalekan Ojo had pleaded with Hon. Justice I.N Oweibo, the Choose presiding over the case that the singer be remanded in EFCC custody pending the day of his bail listening to.
Oreagba had made the plea to the decide stating that Niara Marley was a primary time offender.
Justice Oweibo ultimately dominated that the singer ought to be remanded in Jail custody.
In a report revealed by London information web site, Newsshopper on the 11th of June 2014, Naira Marley, alongside 4 males, was declared needed by Lewisham Police for crimes starting from theft to sexual assault on an evening bus.
In his mugshot, the singer who was 19-years-old at the moment was pictured wearing a black T-shirt and a swollen left eye with a caption that learn: “Azeez Fashola, 19, is wanted by police in connection with an incident in Surrey Canal Road, New Cross on March 5.”
Naira Marley has been remanded in jail custody till the 30th of Might for the listening to of his bail utility.
The arrest of Naira Marley by the EFCC had generated combined reactions as some personalities like Daddy Showkey amongst others have rebuked the anti-graft company for going after the singer when corrupt politicians stroll freely whereas others like Ruggedman have rejected these in assist of the singer’s stance on “Cybercrime” saying fraud shouldn’t be celebrated.