The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained the reason behind the arrest of Naira Marley (Afeez Fashola), Zlatan Ibile (Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael) and Friends.
The suspects are being held at the EFCC office in Lagos.
Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman, in a statement on Friday said they were picked up in “connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.
“Intelligence report had also linked them to cybercrime offences.
“They were arrested along with: Tiamiu Abdulrahman Kayode, Adewunmi Adeyanju Moses and Abubakar Musa.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE; ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ No Be Crime – Naira Marley
“Their arrest followed an early morning raid on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 9, Gbangbola Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos.
“At the point of arrest, the Commission found and recovered a few number of items, including laptops from the suspects.
“They have so far volunteered useful information about their involvement in the alleged criminal activities, even as investigations continue.”
Amebo Click reports that some days ago Naira Marley called on Nigerians to pray for Yahoo boys rather than condemning their activities.