Naira Marley Set Free As Court Dismisses Car Theft Case Against Him.

Naira Marley.

The police today, withdrew the car theft charges filed against hip-hop singer, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and his two siblings, Idris and Babatunde Fashola; and cousin, Kunle Obere.


The four counts charge filed against them were of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the police against them before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court at Tinubu and while Idris, Babatunde, and Obere had been arraigned on December 16, Naira Marley was yet to present himself in court.

At the December 31, 2019 hearing, the magistrate, Mr. Tajudeen Elias, had threatened to issue a warrant for the arrest of the singer, but was persuaded by Naira Marley’s lawyer, Ayodeji Awokulehin, the magistrate further adjourned the case till January 14, 2020.

The prosecution, Adenekan Ademola told the court today that the defendant and the complainant had resolved to settle the case out of court.