- A magistrates court in Lagos has struck out the car theft charge filed against popular musician, Naira Marley
- The court dismissed the charge after receiving a settlement agreement between the complainant and Naira Marley and the other defendants
- The other defendants in the suit are Naira Marley's two brothers and their cousin
The car theft charge filed by the police against Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has reportedly been dismissed by a magistrates court in Lagos.
The Nation reports that Tajudeen Elias, the chief magistrate, dismissed the charge filed against the popular musician and his two brothers and their cousin on Tuesday, January 14.
The charge was dismissed after the judge received a settlement agreement between the complainant Adelekan Ademola and Naira Marley and the other defendants.
The magistrate struck out the four-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the police from arresting the controversial musician.
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Meanwhile, Naira is also currently being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that he was back in court to resume his trial following an 11-count charge that was preferred on him by the EFCC.
A prosecution witness in the fraud case against the rapper disclosed to the court that various stolen credit card information was found on Naira Marley’s laptop.
Nuru Buhari, who gave witness in front of Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, October 23, disclosed that apart from the credit card information found on the computer, the browsing history revealed that the most visited sites were involved with the sale and purchase of stolen credit card information.
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