Actor Baba Ijesha Convicted And Jailed For 16 Years For Sexually Assault

Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, has been convicted of sexually assaulting the 14-year-old foster daughter of comedienne Princess by an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

On Thursday, July 14, he was convicted of indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, and attempted sexual assault in a 2-hour judgment.


He was however discharged and acquitted of count one and count six, which were: sexual assault by penetration and attempted sexual assault by penetration.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo who held that the prosecution failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Baba Ijesha is guilty of all the charges against him, sentenced him to 16 years imprisonment.

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