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Alleged rape: Baba Ijesha to be arraigned on June 24




Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka alias Baba Ijesha might be arraigned at an Ikeja Particular Offences Court docket on Thursday over allegations of sexual assault of a minor.


Baba Ijesha who has been in custody since his arrest on April 22, is to face trial earlier than Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on June 24 the decide’s trigger record has revealed.

NAN reviews that the case is listed on the trigger record of the court docket.

DAILY POST had reported that the actor was arraigned on June 16 at a Yaba Magistrates’ Court docket on expenses of indecent remedy of a kid, defilement of a kid, sexual assault by penetration, tried sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault.

He pleaded not responsible to the costs however was remanded in custody by Justice of the Peace P.E Nwaka on account of indications that the matter is earlier than the Excessive Court docket.

Magistrates Nwaka in that ruling stated, ”I’ve fastidiously thought-about the applying of the counsel to the defendant looking for bail for the defendant and the opposition by the counsel from the DPP.

“Since there are indications that the matter is earlier than the excessive court docket and the defendant will seem earlier than the court docket, no bail might be given.

“The defendant have to be accorded full medical consideration by the authorities pending his arraignment on the Excessive Court docket.”

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