Singer Iyanya Charged With Alleged Car Theft in Lagos State

Nigerian singer, Iyanya was arrested over alleged car theft by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Ikoyi, Lagos State.

It was learnt that the charge has been filed against the singer since March 15, 2019. However, Iyanya failed to appear in court for arraignment and the arraignment was adjourned six different times.

On Tuesday, 4th Of February 2020, the singer was dragged to court and arraigned before Justice Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court.

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The Prosecution counsel, Mr. Chukwu Agwu, claimed that the singer committed the offence sometimes in September 2018. It was said that the defendant allegedly “dishonestly converted to his use or of another person, a a Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV).”

Mr. Chukwu Agwu told the court that the vehicle belongs to the Iyanya’s former management company, The Temple Management Company Ltd.

The singer, however, pleaded not guilty and the judge adjourned the case till February 27 and March 17, for ruling on his bail application and commencement of trial.

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