Singer Iyanya has reacted to the car theft allegations levveled against him.
Recall that Iyanya was charged with alleged car theft by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), ikoyi, Lagos State.
The singer was on Tuesday dragged to court and arraigned before
Justice Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court, according to a report by The Nation
Prosecution counsel, Mr. Chukwu Agwu, alleged that the singer committed the offence sometimes in September 2018.
The court heard that the defendant allegedly dishonestly converted to his use or of another person, a Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado SUV marked MAVINIY.
Agwu told the court that the said vehicle belongs to the Iyanya’s former management company, The Temple Management Company Ltd.
The singer, however, pleaded not guilty after the charge was read to him. Justice Okikiolu-Ighile subsequently released him to his lawyer and adjourned till February 27 and March 17, for ruling on his bail application and commencement of trial.
Reacting to the news via a post on his Twitter handle, the award winning singer stated that fans on social media love bad news.
He wrote: ‘Una like bad news sha’
Una like bad news sha ???
— its iyanyaaaaaa? (@Iyanya) February 7, 2020
Iyanya will be the second singer that will be charged with car theft this year with controversial singer, Naira Marley being a victim some months ago.
The ‘Soapy‘ crooner was involved in a car theft case alongside his ywo brothers and one of his cousins.
However, the matter was settled after Naira Marley and the offendant decided to settle out of court.