Actor Baba Ijesha arrested for defiling a 14-year-old girl

The actor confesses to sexually assaulting the young girl since she was 7.

Actor, Baba Ijesha arrested for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl starting from when she was 7 [Instagram/BabaIjesha]

The police command, in a statement released via its Twitter handle on Thursday, April 22, 2021, said the actor was arrested for defiling a 14-year-old girl.

"The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Olarenwaju James 'm' 48, aka Baba Ijesha, popular Nollywood actor for defiling a minor. The case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021," part of the statement read.

It also stated that the actor has been sexually assaulting the 14-year-old girl since she was 7.

"Based on preliminary findings, the suspect started sexually assaulting the victim, 14 years, since she was 7 year old."

"The suspect confessed to the crime and was also captured by a CCTV camera in the house of the complainant. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for proper investigation as he promised to do justice in the matter."

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