The trial of a musician, Azeez Fashola well known as Marley, has been adjourned until Thursday by the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday.

Azeez  is facing fraud and theft charges. The case was adjourned following a letter by defence counsel, Mr Olalejan Ojo (SAN), who was not available.

An 11-count charge was preferred against the musician by the The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

One Yad Isril, still at large, was charged alongside the musician conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards and fraud.

Azeez , who is known for one of his popular song: “Am I a Yahoo Boy?”, was arraigned on May 20 before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, but he pleaded not guilty.

The court granted him bail in the sum of N2 million with two sureties in like sum.

Reports from EFCC reveals that, he committed the offences on different dates between Nov. 26, 2018 and Dec.11, 2018, as well as May 10, 2019.

The commission, elucidating more on the fraud alleged that Azeez and his accomplices conspired to use different Access Bank ATM cards to defraud their victims.

In a bid to obtain fraudulent financial gains, it also alleged that the defendant used Access Bank credit card number 5264711020433662, issued to another person.

The EFCC also revealed  that he possessed counterfeit credit cards belonging to different people, with intent to defraud which amounted to theft. The alleged offences contravene the provisions of Sections 1 23 (1) (b), 27 (1) and 33(9) of Cyber Crime (Prohibition) Prevention Act, 2015.

Source: Vanguard