According to a report by Kemi Filani news, a popular Nigerian actor, Olarenwaju James better known in the movie industry as Baba Ijesha has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.
The statement released by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Wednesday, April 21 confirmed the report.
According to the report, on April 19, 2021, one Princess Adekola Adekanya reported the case of defilement at the Sabo Police Station and was transferred to the Gender Unit of the state CID for further investigation.
The report further revealed that the suspect, Baba Ijesha confessed defiling the teenager as there was CCTV footage to support the accusation.
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.”