Naira Marley: What Happened In Court On Thursday?

Naira Marley: What Happened In Court On Thursday?
The 'Am I A Yahoo Boy' crooner, Azeez Fashola a.k.a. Naira Marley is facing a facing fraud and theft charge after he was arrested in May 20.
The case was adjourned until Thursday by a Federal High Court in Lagos following a letter by defence counsel, Mr Olalejan Ojo (SAN), who was not available.

Recall that Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) preferred an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards and fraud against the musician.

One Yad Isril, still at large, was charged alongside the musician.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges and the court granted him bail in the sum of ₦2 million with two sureties in like sum.

According to the EFCC, he committed the offences on different dates between Nov. 26, 2018 and Dec.11, 2018, as well as May 10, 2019.

The commission alleged that Fashola and his accomplices conspired to use different Access Bank ATM cards to defraud their victims.

It alleged that the defendant used Access Bank credit card number 5264711020433662, issued to another person, in a bid to obtain fraudulent financial gains.

The EFCC also said that he possessed counterfeit credit cards belonging to different people, with intent to defraud which amounted to theft.

The alleged offences contravene the provisions of Sections 1 23 (1) (b), 27 (1) and 33(9) of Cyber Crime (Prohibition) Prevention Act, 2015.a

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