Court Adjourns Baba Ijesha Rape Case To July 27
Following the child molestation case against Nollywood actor; Baba Ijesha, the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday has adjourned the hearings.
The judge who presided over the case; Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo while delivering judgment, adjourned the matter after the counsel for comedienne Adekola Adekanya, popularly known as Princess, played primary evidence against the embattled actor.
During the plenary, Princess told the court that she met the accused child molester; Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha at an event in 2008, and the two decided to collaborate on comedy sketches. She claims the embattled Nollywood actor asked her out during their working relationship but she declined his proposal.
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After then, Princess stated she became close to the actor, especially after her marriage ended in 2013. The comedian claimed she supported Baba Ijesha’s education, and the actor always pays her a visit at her house.
She told Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo about the allegation of child abuse against the actor, which included Baba ijesha and actress Iyabo Ojo.
Recall that He was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in the care of comedienne Princess. He was charged on six counts of sexual assault by penetration, indecent treatment of a child, and sexual assault.
We will bring you more details as the court resumes trial tomorrow.