Justice I. Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, adjourned until October 5, 2021, for the continuation of trial within the case of Afeez Adeshina Fashola, popularly often called Naira Marley, who was arraigned someday in 2019 on an 11-count cost of bank card fraud most well-liked in opposition to him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Naira Marley pleaded not responsible to the cost, thereby resulting in his trial.
Since the graduation of the trial, the prosecution had known as two witnesses, Nuru Buhari Dalhatu and Augustine Anosike, each forensic consultants with the EFCC.
They revealed to the court docket how the defendant allegedly incessantly visited websites the place stolen bank cards have been bought to fraudsters, in addition to different surprising proof recovered from the defendant’s cellular gadget.
At the resumed sitting on Monday, the prosecution counsel, Bilkisu Buhari, knowledgeable the court docket that the matter was slated for cross-examination of the second prosecution witness, PW2, Anosike, and urged the court docket to name on the witness for the continuation of the listening to.
However, counsel to the defendants, Akinwale Kola-Taiwo, requested the court docket for a brief date as a result of “the matter is for mention today and not continuation as disclosed by the prosecution.”
Consequently, Justice Oweibo granted the prayer of the protection and adjourned the matter until October 5, 6, and seven for the continuation of trial, DailyNigerian experiences.