Operatives of Lagos State Police Command has arrested a popular Yoruba actor, Olarenwaju James, aka Baba Ijesha, for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl over the course of 7 years.
This was disclosed by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement titled, “Lagos police arrest, investigate popular Nollywood actor for defilement”.
According to the statement, Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya ‘female’ at Sabo Police Station.
He added that the case has been 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.