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Baba Ijesha Set To Appear Before Court Again, See New Date


Embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka better known Baba Ijesha is to be arraigned at an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday over allegations of sexual assault of a minor.

Naija News understands that Baba Ijesha who has been in custody since his arrest on April 22, is to stand trial before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on June 24, the judge’s cause list has revealed.

The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the matter is listed on cause list of the Court.

It was earlier reported that Baba Ijesha appeared at Yaba Magistrates’ Court on June 16 on charges of indecent treatment of a child, defilement of a child, sexual assault by penetration, attempted sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault.

He pleaded not guilty to the charge but was however ordered to be remanded in custody by Magistrate P.E Nwaka due to indications that the matter is before the High Court.

Magistrates Nwaka in that ruling said: ”I have carefully considered the application of the counsel to the defendant seeking bail for the defendant and the opposition by the counsel from the DPP.

“Since there are indications that the matter is before the high court and the defendant will appear before the court, no bail can be given.

 

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