BREAKING: Lagos State Govt Has Intervene In Baba Ijesha Sexual Assault, File Charges Against Him
Lagos State Government through the State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team has intervene into the sexual assault allegation against the popular Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, well known as Baba Ijesha.
9JAFOCUS earlier reports that Baba Ijesha who is currently in police custody, Panti Police station, Lagos is accused of sexual molestation and defiling a 14-year-old girl.
However, The commissioner of police Lagos state command, Hakeem Odumosu has assured the victims foster mother, comedian princess and all concerned Nigerians, that police is not going to release Baba Ijesha until the law take its full cause on him, this is made known to 9JAFOCUS correspondent and all other Newsmen during a press conference with journalists today, being Friday 30th of April at the Lagos state police headquarters.
Also, The Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor, Gboyega Akosile shared a press release by Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (LSDSVRT). It was revealed in the press release and legal advice made available to 9JAFOCUS, the possible count charges of offence Baba Ijesha would face if he is charged to court.
The press release read thus; “This is to inform members of the public that the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Team is actively following up on the Baba ljesha’s case, we are also in direct contact with the complainant with a view to providing the necessary support.
“We confirm that the duplicate case file has been forwarded to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice. For the avoidance of doubt, the following allegations are being considered:
“Sexual Assault by Penetration- S 261 of the Criminal law of Lagos State, 2015 punishable by Life imprisonment
“Attempted Sexual Assault by Penetration-S262 of the Criminal law, punishable by 14 years imprisonment
“Sexual Assault-S263 of the Criminal Law, punishable by 3 years imprisonment (4) Indecent treatment of a child- S135 of the Criminal Law punishable by 7 years imprisonment
“We have absolute confidence in the criminal justice system, as well as social support structures in Lagos State in ensuring justice is served in this matter and most importantly, the survivor receives the relevant support on her journey towards healing.
“We, therefore, use this medium to reiterate Lagos State Government’s position of zero tolerance to all forms of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and our firm commitment to ensuring justice for survivors,” it stated.
Attach Here Is A Copy Of The Press Release: