Naira Marley Resumes Trial Next Month, Faces 7 Years Imprisonment If Found Guilty
Naira Marley Resumes Trial Next Month, Faces 7 Years Imprisonment If Found Guilty: The controversial singer was released on the 14th of June, 2019, exactly 14 days after he was granted bail by the Ikoyi High court, after being arrested by the EFCC alongside Zlatan and three other guys in connection with cyber crime.
The trial however resumes in a month’s time as Naira Marley needs to answer to all charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
EFCC levelled an 11-count charge against Naira Marley; the alleged crimes were in contravention of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act, which the artiste risks seven years in jail if found guilty.
The charges with suit number FHC/L/178C/19 were filed before a Lagos State High Court, ten days after his arrest. Naira Marley was arraigned before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.