Lagos socialite music promoter Samson Balogun Eletu also known as Sam Larry and Nigerian singer songwriter Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley have regained freedom from police custody after meeting their bail conditions.
The embattled residents of Lagos who have been cooling off at the state police command Ikeja were set free Friday evening, November 17th 2023; after spending several weeks.
Lagos Police Command Spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the release of the entertainers in a post, an action that seem not to please Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh who alongside Iyabo Ojo have been at the forefront of the harshtag “Justice For MohBad Movement”.
Tonto Dikeh took to her Instagram Friday night to demand the police release the body of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba popularly called Mohbad for burial; raising concern over the delay in findings that led to the singer’s death.
The actress posted: “Give us Mohbad for a befitting burial. We are tired of your carelessness and slowness. If no one speaks, I will.
“I have invested too much of my emotions, time, and love to see this Justice go through.
“Honestly, we have given you all the more time than necessary. This is not the case to be swept under. We want Justice.”
On Monday November 6th Magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun had granted Naira Marley and Sam Larry bail in the sum of twenty million naira each with three responsible sureties.
Magistrate Olatunbosun also asked that the defendants report weekly to the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti Yaba as well as submit their passports.
Sam Larry and Naira Marley were arrested by the police and arraigned before the court over allegations of assault of Naira Marley’s protege “MOHBAD IMOLE” who died in a controversial circumstance on Tuesday September 12th 2023.
(Editor : Ena Agbanoma)