Nollywood Actor, Baba Ijesha, In Police Custody For Alleged Defilement Of 14-Year-Old Minor

by on April 22, 2021

Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James popularly known as Baba Ijesha, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old minor.

According to the Lagos Police spokesman, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the 48-year-old actor was arrested after a defilement case was reported by Princess Adekola Adekanye at Sabo Police Station on April 19.

The statement said the case was transferred to the gender unit of the state CID, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation.

It alleged based on preliminary findings, the actor, who is popular for his roles in many Yoruba film, started assaulting the victim sexually when she was seven years old.

Furthermore, it was alleged the actor was also captured on CCTV camera allegedly assaulting the victim, now 14-year-old.

The Police said Baba Ijesha confessed to the crime while the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for proper investigation as he promised to do justice in the matter.

Baba Ijesha also doubles as a producer.

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