Again, court shifts Nollywood actor Baba Ijesha’s trial to October 21

An Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos State has adjourned the trial of Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, also known as Baba Ijesha, charged with alleged defilement until October 21.

Court hearing continued again on Tuesday morning over the allegation of alleged sexual molestation of a minor.

After hearing from both parties, the judge adjourned the matter again until October 21.

Baba Ijesha has been entangled in a case of child molestation since April and was remanded in police custody after his arrest on April 22.

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He was, however, released on June 24.

Justice Taiwo granted Baba Ijesha bail in the sum of N2 million and two sureties: a lawyer and a family relation.

The actor was charged on six-count charges of sexual assault by penetration, indecent treatment of a child, and sexual assault, which contravene sections 259, 135, and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011, as well as 135, 263, and 262 Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

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