An Igbosere Substantial Court has granted Nigerian musician Iyanya bail in the sum of N20 million above alleged auto theft.
Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Igbosere Hgh Court sitting down in Lagos on Thursday, February 27, 2020, granted Iyanya bail in the sum of N20 million with a person surety in like sum. The singer was also purchased to make a surety, with landed house and Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) inside of Lagos.
Iyanya whose birth name is Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk was arraigned by adult men of Special Fraud Device (SFU) of the Nigeria Law enforcement in Ikoyi, Lagos on 1-depend demand more than alleged motor vehicle theft.
Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile, although granting Iyanya bail, mentioned:
“I have perused the affidavit and the counter-affidavit of the get-togethers there is a prima facie circumstance of felony conversion versus him.
“However, there is practically nothing to present that the defendant will interfere with the proceedings of this situation and absolutely nothing to show that he will bounce bail if granted.
“Bail is, therefore, granted to the defendant in the sum of N20 million with just one surety in like sum.”
The choose ordered that the bail should be perfected inside of the next seven times “otherwise the bail shall be revoked”.
The scenario has been adjourned till Might 27 and 28 for trial.
Onyiwara stated that the charge resulted from a broken-down small business transaction.
His arraignment was adjourned 6 instances following the charge marked LD/9024c/2019 was submitted, due to his failure to surface before the courtroom.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty on Feb. 4, immediately after Okikiolu-Ighile threatened to invoke the power of the court to ensure his attendance to choose his plea.
The SFU alleged that the “Kukere” singer dishonestly converted to his personalized use or of a different man or woman, a black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado jeep marked MAVINIY, with chassis No. JTEBX7FJ7EK165480 and motor No. 2TR1385954.
It claimed that the car or truck belonged to the complainant, Temple Management Corporation Ltd. represented by a law firm, Ayodeji Olomojobi.
The SFU alleged that Iyanya committed the offence someday in September 2018, in contravention of Portion 285(10) of the Felony Legislation of Lagos Condition, 2011.
Iyanya rose to fame just after profitable the initially season of Undertaking Fame West Africa and finest recognised for his strike solitary “Kukere”, is facing a depend charge of thieving. He gained the Artist of the 12 months award at The Headies 2013. In October 2016, Iyanya declared on Instagram that he signed a document offer with Mavin Data. Couple months prior, he signed a management deal with Temple Management Business.