Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Particular Offenses Courtroom, Ikeja Lagos State who delivered the judgement on Thursday July 14th, sentenced a Nollywood actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha, to 16 years imprisonment.
Baba Ijesha has been entangled in a messy rape trial for allegedly sexually assaulting Princess’ 14-year-old foster daughter and was arrested Since April 22, 2021 and arraigned on June 24,2021.
He was charged with six counts bordering on the defilement of a minor that embody indecent remedy of a kid, sexual assault, tried sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault by penetration.
Baba Ijesha pleaded not responsible to all of the counts. Nonetheless, from the Closed-Circuit Tv video recording performed within the court docket, it gave particulars of his relationship with the minor.
Ajayi-Kayode reportedly mentioned that, the scientific report on the minor confirmed Baba Ijesha allegedly engaged the kid in sexual actions twice when she was 7, and has supossedly inserted his automotive key into her vagina on one event.
The Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions, which proffered the fees towards the actor, argued that the offences contravene Part 135, 137, 261, 202, 262 and 263 of the Lagos State Felony Regulation 2015, which stipulates life imprisonment for offenders.
Delivering the judgement, Justice Taiwo mentioned that the prosecution did not show past cheap doubt that the defendant is responsible of all the fees towards him.
Nonetheless, she discovered the defendant responsible of 4 of the six counts towards him which are depend two, three, 4 and 5.
The defence witnesses included Baba Ijesha (defendant) and Mr Lawrence Ayeni, an knowledgeable in video manufacturing and CCTV set up and upkeep,Mr Olukayode Olugbemi, a scientific psychologist and Mr Olukayode Ogunbanjo, the defendant’s buddy and colleague testified for the defence.