Alleged child molester Baba Ijesha will be arranged before the court today, 16th June 2021.The disgraced actor will appear before the Magistrate Court 1, Yaba.
Recall that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had recommended that Baba Ijesha be tried on five count charges. If convicted, the charges could culminate in a life sentence.
“After due consideration of the facts in the case file, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions issued legal advise on the 4th of May, 2021, which is to the effect that a prima facie case has been disclosed against Mr. Olanrewaju James and recommended he be charged under the following provisions of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015″ the commissioner of justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo said in May.
1. Section 135 – Indecent treatment of a child – punishable by 7 years imprisonment,
2. Section 137 – Defilement of a child – punishable by life imprisonment,
3. Section 261 – S****l Assault by Penetration – punishable by life imprisonment,
4. Section 262 – Attempted S****l Assault by Penetration – punishable by 14 years imprisonment and
5. Section 263 – S****l assault – punishable by 3 years imprisonment.”
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Comedienne Princess revealed it was her foster child Baba Ijesha used a key to defile.
The child, now 14, however, opened up to Princess recently and she proceeded to set a trap for him. She installed CCTV cameras in her house and asked Ijesha to visit her.
She said upon getting to the house, he also tried to molest the teen while CCTV cameras were filming. The police were immediately alerted and he was arrested.
Actress Iyabo Ojo who has been vocal about the issue also uploaded a video of Ijesha confessing to the crime.
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