- Police authorities in Lagos state have taken hip-hop star Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley into custody
- Naira Marley was arrested for interrogation over the death of his former signee, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly as Mohbad
- SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer confirmed the development on his verified X page on Tuesday, October 3
Ikeja, Lagos state - Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigative measures concerning the death of Ilerioluwa Promise Aloba, commonly called Mohbad.
Mohbad: "I'm back", Naira Marley
Hundeyin shared the update via his verified X (formerly Twitter) handle on Tuesday, October 3.
Earlier, Naira Marley posted on his verified X handle that he is back in Nigeria.
The embattled singer also said that he would be meeting with police operatives.
"I’d like to share that I’ve just arrived back in Lagos, Nigeria to assist the authorities with the ongoing investigation. It’s important I do my part for Imole. I’ll be meeting with the police with hopes for the truth to be uncovered and for justice to prevail."
How Sam Larry was arrested
Earlier, Legit.ng reported about Balogun Eletu, better known as Sam Larry's arrest. Larry is an associate of Naira Marley.
On Thursday, September 28, the Lagos state police command confirmed the arrest of Sam Larry.
A police source who pleaded anonymity disclosed to The Punch that Larry was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport.
Coroner's inquest into Mohbad's death begins
Legit.ng also reported that the coroner's inquest into the death of Mohbad has started.
The inquest is scheduled to take place at the Magistrate Court 3, Candide Johnson Courthouse, Ita-Elewa, lkorodu, Lagos.
Mohbad: "Mob denied Naira Marley a right"
In another related news, Legit.ng reported that a prominent social media personality, Reno Omokri, responded to accusations that he collected money from Naira Marley to interview him.