A popular Nigerian musician, Mr. Adeyemi Fashola, also known as Naira Marley has been given till January 14, 2020 to appear before it for arraignment over allegation of car theft leveled against him.
The Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos presided over by Mr Tajudeen Elias warned Marley that if he fails to appear, a bench warrant would be issued for his arrest.
The Chief Magistrate made the order in the trial of three other defendants including two of Marley’s brothers.
The defendants, Idris Fashola, 18; Babatunde Fashola, 24; and Kunle Obere, 22, are facing a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the arrest of Naira Marley.
They were arraigned on December 16, but Marley was absent. The court granted the three defendants N500,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum.