The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has today paraded musicians Naira Marley and Zlatan Ibile following their arrest earlier today
The commission announced that the duo have been questioned in connection with money laundering and internet fraud in an Instagram post on Friday.
The post read “Naira Marley, Four Others Quizzed by EFCC over Internet Fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering. Intelligence report had also linked them to cybercrime offences,” they wrote.
The commission also revealed that the suspects were volunteering information and that the investigation continues.
Early on Friday, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), had arrested Naira Marley and Zlatan Ibile in Lekki.
The commission’s acting spokesperson, Tony Orilade, was quoted as telling Punchng.comthat the arrest was in connection to internet fraud cases known locally as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’.
“Yes, he is with us. He’s not the only person; he had some other persons also arrested alongside (him).