Naira Marley's case is getting escalated as UK reveals he had been declared wanted since 2014

Contrary to the claims of Nigerian singer Azeez Fashola's defense lawyer, better known as Naira Marley in court for which he is a criminal for the first time,
 SaharaReporters' findings reveal that the singer was declared wanted by Lewisham Police, UK in 2014 .

Naira Marley was arrested by the Nigeria Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for her alleged connection to the charge of fraud and cyber crime.
On Monday, May 20, 2019, during the indictment of Naira Marley by the Commission on Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC in the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos
 a member of his defense lawyer, Taiwo Oreagba who replaced his principal defense lawyer , Olalekan Ojo had pleaded with Hon. Justice IN Oweibo, the court presiding
 over the case that the singer be kept in custody of EFCC until the day of his bail hearing.
Oreagba appealed to the judge stating that Niara Marley was the first offender.

Judge Oweibo eventually ruled that the singer should be kept in custody.

In a report published by the London news site Newsshopper on June 11, 2014, Naira Marley, along with four men, was declared wanted by Lewisham police for crimes
 ranging from robbery to sexual assault on a night bus.

In his photo, the singer who was 19 years old at the time was photographed dressed in a black T-shirt and a bloated left eye with a caption that read: "Azeez
Fashola, 19, is wanted by police in connection with an incident on Surrey Channel Road, New Cross on March 5th. "

Naira Marley was arrested until May 30 for the hearing of his bail application.

The arrest of Naira Marley by EFCC has generated mixed reactions, as some personalities like Daddy Showkey, among others, berated the anti-corruption agency for
 going after the singer when corrupt politicians roam freely, while others like Ruggedman rejected those in support of the stance of singer. in "Cybercrime", saying
 that fraud should not be celebrated.

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