EFCC drags Naira Marley to court, files 11 charges against him

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dragged Azeez Fashola , a Nigerian musician also known as Naira Marley , to court on 11 charges.

47xclusive reports that Naira Marley alongside Zlatan Ibile and three others were arrested on Friday by the EFCC.

Meanwhile , Zlatan and the three others have been released leaving Naira Marley in EFCC custody.


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The EFCC has filed the suit with number FHC/L/178C/19 before a Lagos State High Court.

Backing the suit with Section 33 (2) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act to prosecute the artiste.

“Any person who uses: a counterfeit access device; an unauthorised access device; an access device issued to another person; resulting in a loss or gain commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of not more than seven years or a fine of not more than N5 , 000 , 000.00 and forfeiture of the advantage or value derived from his act.”

Some of the counts in the charges filed against Naira Marley includes , “That you , Azeez Adeshina Fashola , aka Naira Marley , and Raze (still at large) , on or about the 11th day of December 2018 , within the jurisdiction of this honourable court , conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132 issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain gain and you thereby committed an offense contrary to Section 27(1)(b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition , Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the Same Act.


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“That you , Azeez Adeshina Fashola , aka Naira Marley , and Raze (still at large) , on or about the 10th day of May 2019 , within the jurisdiction of this honorable court , with intent to defraud possessed , counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to Timea Fedorne Tatar and you thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition , Prevention , etc) Act 2015.”

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