Judge’s Absence Stalls Nollywood Actor, Baba Ijesha’s Sexual Assault Trial

The Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja couldn’t go on Wednesday with the sexual assault trial of embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha, as a result of absence of the choose.

SaharaReporters gathered that the presiding choose, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, had joined different judges to look at lengthy trip.

Judge’s Absence Stalls Nollywood Actor, Baba Ijesha’s Sexual Assault Trial 2

The judges are anticipated to be on trip until the third week of September.

Justice Taiwo had on the final sitting on July 27 adjourned the matter to August 11 and 12 for continuation of trial.

The court docket adjourned the trial of embattled Nollywood actor to September 27.

Baba Ijesha has been entangled in a case of kid molestation since April 2021 and was remanded in police custody after his arrest on April 22.

He was, nevertheless, launched on June 24.

Justice Taiwo granted Baba Ijesha bail within the sum of N2million and two sureties: a lawyer and a household relation.

The choose had ordered that the bail circumstances should be granted inside seven days whereas declaring that the subsequent sittings shall be on July 26 (at present), 27 and 28.

He was charged on six-count prices of sexual assault by penetration, indecent therapy of a kid, and sexual assault, which contravene sections 259, 135, and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011, in addition to 135, 263, and 262 Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

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Judge’s Absence Stalls Nollywood Actor, Baba Ijesha’s Sexual Assault Trial

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