The trial of a well-liked singer, Naira Marley who was charged with alleged cybercrime, has stalled as a result of absence of the decide meant to provide a verdict within the Federal Excessive Court docket sitting in Lagos State.
The courtroom scheduled to sit down on Monday for the trial, failed as a result of the the trial decide, Justice Nicholas Owiebo, reportedly attended a judges’ convention.
The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee is prosecuting the defendant on costs bordering on cybercrime on Might 14, 2019.
Fashola, who made “Am I a yahoo boy” a well-liked road lingo after he was paraded, was consequently arraigned on Might 20, 2019, earlier than Justice Nicholas Oweibo, however he pleaded not responsible.
The courtroom had, accordingly, granted him bail within the sum of N2 million, with two sureties in like sum.
The trial has since commenced within the case and continues to be ongoing.
Justice Oweibo had issued a warrant for the manufacturing of the defendant following his absence from the trial on October 6.
Oweibo’s order adopted an software for a manufacturing warrant by the prosecution, Mrs Bilikisu Buhari.
Recall that the Lagos State Police Command had detained Naira Marley and his affiliate, Sam Larry, in reference to the demise of an artiste, Oladimeji Aloba, popularly generally known as “Mohbad”.