Following news of Naira Marley’s arrest on the internet earlier today,The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has paraded Naira Marley, Zlatan and some other suspects before the press. Photos of Naira Marley, Zlatan and some of their friends were shared on the official Instagram page of the EFCC.
The artists were however not too sad about it as the official pictures showed them throwing peace signs and folding their arms. The photo was captioned with an official statement by the crimes commission.
“Naira Marley, Four Others Quizzed by EFCC over Internet Fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with an alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering. Intelligence report had also linked them to cybercrime offenses. They were arrested along with: Tiamiu Abdulrahman Kayode, Adewunmi Adeyanju Moses, and Abubakar Musa.
Their arrest followed an early morning raid on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 9, Gbangbola Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos. At the point of arrest, the Commission found and recovered a number of items, including laptops, from the suspects. They have so far volunteered useful information about their involvement in the alleged criminal activities, even as investigations continue,” the statement reads.