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Naira Marley Set Free From Prison Custody

Information getting to our newsroom shows that Popular singer, Azeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira Marley has been released from prison custody.

It would be recalled that Naira Marley was arrested and charged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on an 11 counts of cyber crime.

But Justice Oweibo had granted him bail in the sum of N2m with two sureties in like sum.

The judge had directed that one of the sureties must be a civil servant not below Grade Level 10, while the other must own a landed property within the jurisdiction of the court.

Trial was then adjourned till October 22, 2019.

Specifically, the anti-graft agency had informed Justice Oweibo that Naira Marley conspired with Yad Isril and Raze, said to be at large, to use access cards with numbers 5264711020433662 and 42658840359191132 “issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain gain.”

The EFCC also alleged that on May 10, 2019, Naira Marley was found in “possession of two counterfeit access cards Nos. 4539782440624281 and 492189410257431 issued in the names of Nicole Louise Malyon and Timea Fedorne Tatar, respectively.”

The EFCC further argued that Naira Marley retained the two cards and another one with number 5264711020433662 issued to an unknown person “under circumstances, which constitute card theft.”

Lawyer to the EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo particularly informed Justice Oweibo that Naira Marley acted contrary to Section 27 (1)(b) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention) Act, 2015.

Meanwhile the release from custody of Naira Marley was made public in a video shared by former Big Brother Naija housemate, Khloe1 on her Instagram stories.

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