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Nigeria Police detain Naira Marley over Mohbad’s death

Nigeria Police detain Naira Marley over Mohbad’s death

The police in Nigeria said on Tuesday night that singer Azeez Fashola (Naira Marley) was in custody to assist in the ongoing investigation into the death of late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba (Mohbad).

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin said in a statement on Tuesday that “Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigation activities.”

Earlier in a tweet on Tuesday night Naira Marley announced his arrival in Lagos to assist in the ongoing probe while noting that he’d be meeting with the police.

He said, “I’d like to share that I’ve just arrived back in Lagos, Nigeria to assist the authorities with the ongoing investigation. It’s important I do my part for Imole.

“I’ll be meeting with the police with hopes for the truth to be uncovered and for justice to prevail.”

The police had earlier invited Naira Marley and controversial music promoter, Balongun Eletu (Sam Larry), now in police custody), for questioning over Mohbad’s demise.

The police, last week, also confirmed that pathologists have concluded the autopsy conducted on Mohbad, while the police await the result.

The police had also arrested the nurse who reportedly injected the deceased singer prior to his demise on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.


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