Credit Card Fraud: Naira Marley Transferred to Prison

  • Credit Card Fraud: Naira Marley Transferred to Prison

Embattled Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has been remanded in prison until May 30th by a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday.

Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, the prosecuting counsel, prayed that the suspect is remanded in prison pending the hearing of bail application.

The defense counsel, Taiwo Oreagba, however, passed on an application for bail and a need for the defendant to remain in EFCC custody.

Justice Nicholas Oweibo who presided over the case ordered Naira Marley to be remanded in prison after hearing from both sides.

Naira Marley was accused of illegally obtaining a credit card issued to another person.

“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,” part of the charges filed read.

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