Popular Yoruba actor, Olarenwaju James, also referred to as Baba Ijesha, has been apprehended by the Lagos State security for defiling a 14yr-old girl over the course of seven years.
The 48-year-old actor confessed to the heinous and ridiculous act and was also caught in the act by a CCTV camera in the house of the plaintiff.
The Lagos State Police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, revealed this in a statement titled, “Lagos police arrest, investigate popular Nollywood actor for defilement”.
According to the statement: “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.”