Nollywood actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka popularly known as Baba Ijesha will be arraigned in court today, 16th of June, 2021.
The disgraced actor will be arraigned today for the first time at Magistrate Court 1, Yaba.
It would be recalled that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had proposed that the entertainer be prosecuted under 5 provisions of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State.
“After due consideration of the facts in the case file, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions issued legal advise on the 4th of May, 2021, which is to the effect that a prima facie case has been disclosed against Mr. Olanrewaju James and recommended he be charged under the following provisions of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015:” the commissioner of justice,
Moyosore Onigbanjo said in May.
“1. Section 135 – Indecent treatment of a child – punishable by 7 years imprisonment, 2. Section 137 – Defilement of a child – punishable by life imprisonment, 3. Section 261 – Sexual Assault by Penetration – punishable by life imprisonment, 4. Section 262 – Attempted Sexual Assault by Penetration – punishable by 14 years imprisonment and 5. Section 263 – Sexual assault – punishable by 3 years imprisonment.”