Nigerian musician, Naira Marley is set to appear before the Lagos high court on Tuesday, October 22.
He was arrested on May 10, 2019 alongside rapper, Zlatan Ibile, Rahman Jago, Guccy Branch and one other.
The Opotoyi crooner was arrested for alleged money laundering. Marley, known for his single “Issa Goal”, was slammed with 11- count charges.
Marley stands risk of spending 7 years in jail if found guilty in accordance with Section 33 (2) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc.) Act, 2015.
Justice Nicholas Onweibo had in May adjourned Naira Marley’s internet fraud case to October 22, 23 and 24 for accelerated hearing. He was granted a N2 million bail, with two sureties in a like sum.
The anti-graft agency arrested Naira Marley on May 10 and was subsequently filed 11-count charge of alleged credit card fraud against him on May 14 in a suit marked FHC/L/178C/19.
Naira Marley who claimed to have been arrested 124 times in the UK appeared before a Lagos high court, May 20, 2019 but was later granted bail and with 2 sureties.
However, he has been know over the years for his extremely controversial lifestyle which most of his fans see as a reason why he was been arrested.
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