Nigerian singer, Iyanya Mbuk has been arraigned before a high court in Lagos state for alleged car theft.
Iyanya was arraigned before Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Igbosere high court on Tuesday by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi for allegedly stealing a car.
The PSFU had charged Iyanya for the crime, which he was said to have committed in September 2018. The police had filed one-count charge against the singer on March 15, 2019.
During the hearing, it was alleged that Iyana “dishonestly converted to his use” a company’s black Toyota SUV in an offense punishable under section 285(10) of Lagos’ 2011 criminal law.
Chukwu Agwu, the prosecution counsel, prayed the court to remand Iyanya, pending the hearing and determination of his bail.
Okikiolu-Ighile, who presided over the case, granted the defense counsel’s request and adjourned till February 27 and March 17 to hear Iyanya’s bail application.