Popular comedian and Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James aka Baba Ijesa, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command on allegation of defiling a minor, reports The Gazelle News.com.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Lagos State Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), disclosed this on Thursday, 22 April, 2021 via a press statement released to journalist in Lagos.
According to Adejobi, “a case of defilement was reported on Monday, 19 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 7 years old. The suspect confessed to the crime and was also captured by a CCTV camera in the house of the complainant”.
The state Commissioner of Police,Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for proper investigation as he promised to do justice in the matter.