Naira Marley in Police Custody Amid Mohbad Death Investigation
Naira Marley Detained for Questioning in Mohbad's Death Probe
In a recent development, the Lagos State Police Command confirmed the detention of renowned singer Mr. Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, as part of ongoing investigations into the tragic demise of fellow artist Ilerioluwa Aloba, widely recognized as Mohbad. Mohbad passed away on September 12th and was laid to rest the following day.
In a bid to unravel the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s untimely death, the Lagos Police Command initiated a thorough investigation, forming a 13-member special investigation team on September 18th. This team was tasked with probing the details surrounding the demise of the late singer.
On September 21st, a significant development in the case occurred when law enforcement authorities exhumed Mohbad’s remains for a comprehensive autopsy examination. The results of this autopsy are eagerly anticipated and are expected to shed light on the cause of Mohbad’s death.
In response to mounting questions and public scrutiny, Naira Marley, the head of Marlian Records, announced on September 28th that he would return to Nigeria for questioning by the police. However, he conditioned his return on the assurance of his safety during the process.
Confirming Naira Marley’s detention, the Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, released an official statement through their communication platform, X (formerly Twitter), stating, “Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigative activities.”
The detention of Naira Marley marks a significant development in the ongoing investigation into the mysterious death of Mohbad. As the police await the results of the autopsy and continue to piece together the events leading up to the tragedy, the music industry and the public at large remain vigilant for further updates on this high-profile case.