S.exual Assault: Baba Ijesha Risks Life Imprisonment As Lagos Govt Moves To File Charges

S.exual Assault: Baba Ijesha Risks Life Imprisonment As Lagos Govt Moves To File Charges

 

Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James popular known as Baba Ijesha could be sentenced to life imprisonment as the Lagos government moves to charge him for s.exual assault by penetration, among other crimes.

S.exual Assault: Baba Ijesha risks life imprisonment as Lagos Govt moves to file chargesIn a statement on Tuesday, Moyosore Onigbanjo, the state commissioner for justice, said the state’s directorate of public prosecutions has recommended five charges “after due consideration of the facts in the case file.”

According to the statement, “ Olanrewaju James also known as Baba Ijesha to be charged under:

section 135 – indecent treatment of a child- punishable by seven years imprisonment;

section 137 – defilement of a child – punishable by life imprisonment;

section 261– s.exual assault by penetration – punishable by life imprisonment; s

Section 262- attempted s.exual assault by penetration – punishable by 14 years imprisonment and section 263 – s.exual assault- punishable by three years imprisonment.

“While the state would ensure ‘James’ rights as enshrined in the constitution are upheld, the Ministry of Justice would not relent in its efforts at ensuring that whoever s.exually abuses any resident of Lagos is speedily brought to book.”

 

THE AFRICAN MEDIA

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