The trial of Olanrewaju Omiyinka, alias Baba Ijesha, the beleaguered Nollywood actor, will continue on Wednesday and Thursday at the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos.
Baba Ijesha News—sexual assault case continues on Wednesday, recall that the DPP had asked the court to invoke the provisions of the Child’s Rights Act and the Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) that safeguard kids’ identities in defilement cases at the most recent court hearing in the Baba Ijesha case.
To safeguard the minor’s identity, Justice Taiwo complied with the DPP’s request and barred the public and journalists from the courtroom, leaving only lawyers and court registrars.
Princess, actress Iyabo Ojo and other supporters attended the session.Baba Ijesha has been in the eye of the storm since April 22, 2021, when Lagos Police Command arrested him for allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old girl in the care of Princess.
The embattled actor was charged with six counts of sexual assault by penetration, indecent treatment of a child, and sexual assault, all of which are in violation of sections 259, 135, and 261 of the Lagos State Criminal Law of 2011, as well as 135, 263, and 262 of the Lagos State Criminal Law of 2015.At the last session of the court, Baba Ijesha was represented by Dada Awosika, SAN, Babatunde Ogala, SAN, and other lawyers.
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