Popular Nigerian Singer, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, known by his stage name Iyanya, has been allegedly charged with car theft by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) in Ikoyi, Lagos State.
According to a report by ‘TheNation’, the singer was taken to court on Tuesday and arraigned before Justice Okikiolu-Ighile of Igbosere High Court.
It was stated by a prosecution counsel, named Mr Chukwu Agwu, said that the singer allegedly stole the car in September 2018. It was reported in court that the defendant allegedly converted the car for his use and the car in question is a black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado SUV marked MAVINY.
Mr Agwu told the court that the stolen vehicle belongs to the singer’s former management company named the Temple Management Company Ltd.
Iyanya, however, pleaded not guilty after the charges had been read to him. Justice Okikiolu-Ighile released him afterwards to his lawyer and the case was adjourned till February 27 and March 17, for ruling on his bail application and commencement of his trial.