The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has released a statement following the arrest of Nigerian singers, Naira Marley, Zlatan Ibile and two others.
The anti-graft agency revealed that the duo who were arrested on Friday morning were quizzed over Internet Fraud.
According to the EFCC Lagos Zonal Office, the arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) & Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan) were nabbed in connection with an alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.
The EFCC also revealed that intelligence report available to them also linked them to cybercrime offence.
They were arrested along with: Tiamiu Abdulrahman Kayode, Adewunmi Adeyanju Moses and Abubakar Musa.
Their arrest followed an early morning raid on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 9, Gbangbola Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos, EFCC revealed.
At the point of arrest, the Commission found and recovered a number of items, including laptops, from the suspects, the agency added.
The EFCC further stated that the upcoming artistes and those also arrested with them, “have so far volunteered useful information about their involvement in the alleged criminal activities, even as investigations continue.”