Naira Marley Arrested Over Illegal Lockdown Concert

His actions are catching up with him!

By  | Aug 10, 2020, 07:10 AM  | Naira Marley  | Drama

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Naira Marley is finally facing the music after being accused of flouting lockdown rules with a concert he performed at in Abuja in June...

The popular singer, alongside BBNaija star Kim Oprah, were slammed on social media for their performance at the 'drive by event', which broke several lockdown regulations including a ban on interstate travel, not adhering to social distancing, failing to abide by curfews and not wearing a face masks.

The pair traveled to the Jabi Lake Mall in the city via a private jet, of which they flaunted pics on their social media pages.

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Following the incident, owners of both the venue and the private airline were hit with strict fines and suspensions for their action

Now Naira himself is facing the consequences for his actions - the star pleaded guilty to offence in the Lagos State Special Offences Court where he also faced a fine of N100k.

It's not the first time Naira has landed in hot water for disregarding lockdown laws

Back in April, the singer was arrested for attended a house party hosted by actress Funke Akindele.

However he was granted a pardon after penning a letter of apology to the courts.

On social media followers were torn about the matter- some felt that the fine was small change for the star, whilst others questioned by bigger issues - like state corruption - was not being dealt with instead.

Take a look at their tweets...

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