Naira Marley Is Back In Court Over Alleged Cyber Crimes
Written by Smooth FM on October 23, 2019
Naira Marley has returned to the Federal High Court in Lagos for the hearing of his alleged cyber-crime case.
Naira Marley was in the dock on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, where his case was been tried by Justice Oweibo of the Federal High Court Ikoyi, Lagos.
According to reports, the music star will be returning to the court on today as his case was adjourned by the presiding judge.
Naira Marley was arrested by the EFCC back in May 2019, alongside rappers Zlatan Ibile, Rahman Jago, Guccy Branch, and another unknown person. Five days later, Zlatan Ibile and the others were released.
The EFCC filed an 11-count fraud-related charge against Naira Marley and he appeared before the Federal High Court, Ikoyi in May on the charges filed against him.
When the news broke, it was alleged that his actual crime was credit card fraud. If found guilty, Naira Marley faces 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.