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Burna Boy Begs EFCC

Popular musician, Burna Boy is now on his kneels begging the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to release fellow musicians; Naira Marley

Middle: Naira Marley and Zlatan Ibile

The musician on his Snapchat wrote; “You see am now, no Zanku for my show today. My day is ruined. EFCC na beg I Dey beg please free them guys.”

However, EFCC in a statement said that the musicians were picked up in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering. Intelligence report had also linked them to cybercrime offences.

Tony Orilade, EFCC Head of Media added that the suspects are still in detention and will be arraigned soon.

“They are still with us and expectedly will be arraigned in court this week. No date has been fixed yet but as soon as I confirm, I’ll let you know. Their arrest followed an early morning raid on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 9, Gbangbola Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos.”

“At the point of arrest, the Commission found and recovered a number of items, including laptops, from the suspects. They have so far volunteered useful information about their involvement in the alleged criminal activities, even as investigations continue.”

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