Yoruba movie actor, Olanrewaju James better known as Baba Ijesha has been accused of sexually molesting 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”.
The statement reads;
“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.
In other news, Mount Zion movies founder, Mike Bamiloye, has said that those who have social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, who are not using it to feed the followers with the “Word of Life,” will give an account for their pages someday.
He shared this thought in a post he shared on his IG page.
Here is what he wrote;
“If you have a large following on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook; and you have no word of life to feed them, but trashes and dust bins.
”Leaving them to still hunger for word of life;
”You are wasting you precious opportunity that you would stand to give account for in eternity”