The Lagos State Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court sitting in the Ikeja area has convicted and sentenced Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, to 16 years imprisonment for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor. Okay.ng has learned.
The sitting Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, who gave the judgment held that the prosecution could not prove those offenses. Baba Ijesha was therefore convicted of four out of the six counts for which he was charged.
Baba Ijesha was convicted for indecent treatment of a child and sexual assault.
The judge, however, discharged and acquitted him of counts one and six, which were: sexual assault by penetration and attempted sexual assault by penetration.