Car theft allegation: Naira Marley begs for out of court settlement

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Car theft allegation: Naira Marley begs for out of court settlement

 Nigerian artiste, Naira Marley is reportedly negotiating an out of court settlement in his alleged car theft case.

The Lawyers representing the defendants are in talks with lawyers representing the complainant, Adelekan Ademola, for a possible out of court settlement.

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Naira Marley and two of his brothers  are facing a four count charge including assault.

The Magistrate court in Lagos had threatened to issue an arrest warrant if the defendants are absent in court on or before the 14th of January 2020.

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According to the court document, the defendants are Kunle Obere, 22, Babatunde Fashola, 24, Idris Fashola, 18.

Naira Marley was ordered to appear in court on the 31st of December 2019, after he was absent in court at the start of his trial.

The defendants were granted N500,000 bail pending further hearing of the case.

Car theft allegation: Naira Marley begs for out of court settlement

It was alleged that Naira Marley and the other defendants stole a Toyota Camry with registration number FEE120AAA.

Naira Marley denied the allegation, describing it as a fake news and an attempt to tarnish his image.

It was further alleged that Babatunde Fashola and others at large obstructed the police from arresting Naira Marley.