Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed a car theft charge filed by the police against Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, known as Naira Marley, his two brothers, and their cousin.
Chief Magistrate of Tinubu Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos Island, Tajudeen Elias discharged the case this morning after receiving a letter of agreement between the complainant, Mr Adelekan Ademola, and the four defendants.
Naira Marley, his two brothers – Idris Fashola (18) and Babatunde Fashola (24), and their cousin, Kunle Obere (22), were the defendants in the case.
Mr Elias struck out the four-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the police from arresting Marley.
Naira Marley was absent in court, but the other defendants were present.
Magistrate Elias said, “In view of the letter of withdrawal, the defendants are hereby discharged”.