Olarenwaju James, a Nollywood actor and comedian popularly known as Baba Ijesha is in police net.
The actor was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 14 – year – old girl, an act the police detectives claimed began when the minor was barely seven.
The Police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a release claimed that Baba Ijesa had confessed to the crime and the act was also captured on CCTV Camera by the complainant who reported the alleged crime to the Police .
“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,” Adejobi stated.