Court Docket Admits Proof In Opposition To Naira Marley
The Federal high court Ikoyi, Lagos State, on Wednesday, admitted extra evidence against Azeez Fashola, famous musician additionally called Naira Marley.
Naira Marley turned into arraigned through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for offences bordering on conspiracy and credit card fraud.
He pleaded “no longer responsible” to the eleven counts filed towards him.
The EFCC had on February 28, 2020, via its 2nd witness, Augustine Anosike, sought to gentle in evidence a compact disc containing facts, analysis and extractions from the defendant’s iPhone.
The defence counsel, Olalekan Ojo, SAN had objected to its admissibility, which turned into similarly antagonistic via the prosecution.
In his ruling, Justice Nicholas Oweibo brushed off the objection, noting that “the disk and research document consist of a number of the contents extracted from the iPhone which has already been admitted in evidence”.
Thereafter, prosecuting recommend, Bilikisu Buhari, knowledgeable the court docket that the prosecution become prepared to continue with the case because the witness become in court to keep with his testimony.
The case changed into adjourned following the plea by one of the defence attorneys, Akinwale Kole-Taiwo.
Kole-Taiwo appealed with the court for an adjournment because, “the lead suggest, Ojo, became in Edo for another depend”.
Following the attraction, Justice Oweibo adjourned till March 8 and 11, 2021 for “continuation of hearing”.