A Bench warrant would be issued by the chief magistrate to arrest Naira Marley if he fails to appear by Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
Naira Marley, the controversial Nigerian artist has been given the last chance to appear in court over alleged car theft involving him and his brothers.
Tajudeen Elias who is a Tinubu Chief Magistrate has given the singer till January 14, 2020 to appear in court for arraignment on a case pertaining to theft of a car which includes him and his brothers
According to TheNation, Elias warned that a bench warrant would be issued to arrest the musician if he fails to appear before the court on the stipulated date which is January 14th of 2020
The Chief Magistrate was said to have made the order during a trial of three other defendants two of whom are Naira Marley’s brothers.
Naira Marley’s brothers,; Babatunde Fashola, 24; and one Kunle Obere 22 Idris Fashola, 18 are facing a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, assault and preventing police officers from arresting the singer over the theft.
On Monday, December 16, the three defendants were arraigned but Naira Marley was absent.
The court, however, granted the three defendants N500,000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
We pray this controversial artist stays clear of the Nigerian police force this year.