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Nollywood Actor Jailed 16 Years for Sexual Assault on 14-Year-Old Girl



An Ikeja Special Offences Court has convicted the embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, alias Baba Ijesha, of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, in a two-hour judgement on Thursday, handed the prolific actor, 16 years jail sentence for indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault and attempted sexual assault

Mr Taiwo, however, discharged and acquitted him of count one and count six, which were: sexual assault by penetration and attempted sexual assault by penetration.

Taiwo after coming to her conclusions, stood down the matter for a few minutes before she returned to hand over the sentencing, which would run concurrently, ending the legal battle, which commenced on June 24, 2021, following the approval by the Lagos state directorate of public prosecutions (DPP).

Baba Ijesha, was nailed by the evidence of the six prosecution witnesses who testified against him, including Princess, the 14-year-old minor, Olabisi Ajayi-Kayode, a child expert; Aniekan Makanjuola, a medical doctor; Wahab Kareem, the investigating police officer; and Abigail Omane, a policewoman.

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