The Lagos State Ministry of Justice mentioned on Tuesday that its Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) had established a prima facie case of kid sexual offences towards actor Olanrewaju James, also referred to as Baba Ijesha.
Lawyer-Normal and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) mentioned following the DPP’s recommendation, Baba Ijesha will face a five-count cost bothering on the offences.
The offences are indecent therapy of a kid, defilement of a kid, tried sexual assault by penetration, tried sexual assault by penetration, and sexual assault.
Defilement and sexual assault by penetration carry life imprisonment whereas three different counts appeal to seven, three and 14 years imprisonment respectively, beneath sections 135, 137, 261, 262 and 263 of the Prison Regulation of Lagos State, 2015.
Onigbanjo mentioned the Police on April 30, 2021, forwarded the case file of ‘COP v Olanrewaju James’ to the DPP for authorized recommendation.