Music industry figures Sam Larry and Naira Marley have been granted bail in the case related to the death of rapper Mohbad. Each of them has been required to provide three sureties, each posting a substantial sum of 20 million naira.
As part of their bail conditions, the court has mandated that both Sam Larry and Naira Marley surrender their international passports and commit to making weekly appearances at the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
In an unprecedented move, the magistrate overseeing the case issued a stern warning, cautioning that any attempts by the defendants to contact her directly would be meticulously recorded and could potentially be disclosed during open court proceedings.
The arrests of Sam Larry and Naira Marley took place upon their return to Nigeria, following their alleged involvement in the events leading to Mohbad’s death. Social media videos had emerged, depicting Sam Larry physically assaulting the late rapper, while other clips showed individuals suspected to be acting under the instructions of Naira Marley attacking Mohbad.
As the legal process unfolds, the case continues to captivate public interest, shedding light on the intricacies of the music industry and the legal ramifications associated with such incidents.