Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha in police custody for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl since she was 7

Report has it that veteran yoruba actor, Olarenwaju James popularly known as Baba Ijesha, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl over the course of 7 years.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement titled, “Lagos police arrest, investigate popular Nollywood actor for defilement”.

The statement reads: “The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Olarenwaju James ‘male’ 48, aka Baba Ijesha, popular Nollywood actor for defiling a minor.

“The case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya ‘female’ at Sabo Police Station and transferred to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba Lagos for proper investigation.

“Based on preliminary findings, the suspect started sexually assaulting the victim, 14 years, since she was seven years old.

“The suspect confessed to the crime and was also captured by a CCTV camera in the house of the complainant.

“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for proper investigation as he promised to do justice in the matter.”

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