Marlians celebrate, as court strikes out car theft charge against Naira Marley

Hip hop artiste, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known by his stage name, Naira Marley has been acquitted of alleged car theft by a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, after the case was dismissed by a sitting judge.

Operatives of the police force has filed a car theft charge against the artiste, alongside his two brothers and their cousin.

Chief Magistrate Tajudeen Elias made the order on Tuesday morning after receiving a settlement agreement between the complainant Mr Adelekan Ademola and the four defendants.

Marley, his two brothers Idris Fashola, 18; Babatunde Fashola, 24; and their cousin, Kunle Obere, 22 were the defendants in the case.

Mr Elias struck out the four-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the police from arresting Marley.

Marley was absent, but the other defendants were in court.



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