BREAKING: Ikeja Court Fixes Date To Arraign #BabaIjesha—The Genius Media Nigeria reports that an Ikeja Special Offences Court will on Thursday, June 24 entertain the case of alleged sexual assault of a minor by Nollywood actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka alias Baba Ijesha.
TGM had reported that the actor has been in police custody since his arrest on April 22.
He will be arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, according to the court’s cause list seen on Monday.
Baba Ijesha was arraigned on June 16 at a Yaba Magistrates’ Court on charges of indecent treatment of a child, defilement of a child, sexual assault by penetration, attempted sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault.
Following his not guilty plea, he was ordered to be remanded in custody by Magistrate P.E Nwaka due to indications that the matter is before the High Court.
Magistrates Nwaka in that ruling said: ”I have carefully considered the application of the counsel to the defendant seeking bail for the defendant and the opposition by the counsel from the DPP.
“Since there are indications that the matter is before the high court and the defendant will appear before the court, no bail can be given.
“The defendant must be accorded full medical attention by the authorities pending his arraignment at the High Court.”