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Sexual Assault: Baba Ijesha Arrives Court As Trial Continues


The court trial of embattled comic Yoruba movie actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, better known as Baba Ijesha continues today at the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja.

Naija News understands that the actor who is faced with the charges of child molestation arrived at the court around 9:30 am today.

Th court judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo had on Monday adjourned the matter after the counsel for comedienne, Adekola Adekanya, also known as Princess, played primary evidence against the embattled actor.

Recall that Baba Ijesha who is being tried over charges bordering on rape, sexual assault and abuse of a minor, was granted bail on the ground it was his fundamental human rights.

The actor was charged on six counts of sexual assault by penetration, indecent treatment of a child, and sexual assault, which contravene sections 259, 135, and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011, as well as 135, 263, and 262 Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

Ijesha and his supporters, however, stormed the court this morning for the continuation of the trial.