- Indigenous rapper Naira Marley has opted for an out-of-court settlement over alleged car theft
- Lawyers representing the music act and his siblings disclosed that the 4-count charge against his clients may be dropped soon
- A counsel to the Soapy crooner disclosed that the police are not against a peaceful resolution
Controversial Nigerian rapper Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley, has opted for an out-of-court settlement, over an alleged car theft, shortly after he was given a last chance to make an appearance in court.
Recall that Legit.ng had earlier reported that was given till January 14, 2020, to appear in court for arraignment for alleged car theft. The order was given by a magistrate court in Lagos who warned that if the musician failed to appear, a bench warrant would be issued for his arrest.
In a new development, lawyers representing the rap act and his siblings, Idris Fashola (18), Babatunde Fashola (24) and their cousin Kunle Obere (22), disclosed that the four-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the police against their clients, may be dropped before the next scheduled hearing of the case, if talks between them and the complainant's lawyers is successful.
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Marley’s counsel identified as Awokulehin Ayodeji, disclosed to The Nation that the police are open to a peaceful resolution of the matter.
The rapper’s counsel, Mr Awokulehin Ayodeji who spoke to The Nation disclosed that the Police are not against a peaceful resolution of the matter.
“We hope that an agreement will be reached before the next adjourned date. The police have no problem with an out of court settlement,” Ayodeji said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the indigenous rap act reacted to a list of artistes that will not make heaven, which was compiled by a Twitter user. Naira Marley queried the user as to why his name occupies a top spot on the list.
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