Police Arrests Popular Yoruba Actor For Defiling 14 Year Old Girl

Nollywood Actor, Baba Ijesha Arrested For Defiling 14-Year-Old Girl Since  When She Was 7

Richard Ginika Izuora

The Police in Lagos has confirmed the arrest of a Yoruba movie actor, Olanrewaju James also known as Baba Ijesha for alleged sexual molestation of a 14-year-old girl.

The 48-year-old Nollywood actor was arrested on Thursday evening for defiling the teenager for almost 7 years.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this in a statement titled, “Lagos police arrest, investigate popular Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha for defilement”.

Adejobi, said, “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.”

The actor has confirmed to sexually molesting the teenager since she was seven.

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