The trial which was scheduled to continue on Wednesday, did not hold due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo.
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According to those who have seen the movie, it depicts the rape scandal involving James Omiyika, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, and the foster daughter of comedienne, Princess.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Baba Ijesha is facing a six-count charge of alleged defilement of a minor.
A member of Baba Ijesha’s defence team, Mr Dada Awosika (SAN), made the assertion on Tuesday while cross-examining actress and comedienne, Ms Damilola Adekoya, alias Princess, the foster mother of the minor.
Mr Babatunde Ogala (SAN), the lead defence counsel, made the allegation on Tuesday during the trial of Baba Ijesha over six-counts of defilement at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
Baba Ijesha was arrested in April for alleged sexual assault involving a minor.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo adjourned the matter after Princess was cross-examined by Baba Ijesha’s defence counsel.
Princess testified before an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday as the first witness for the prosecution, at the trial of Baba Ijesha on six counts of child defilement.
It was gathered that Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo adjourned the matter till tomorrow after the counsel for comedienne, Adekola Adekanya, also known as Princess, played primary evidence against the embattled actor.
Recall that The Eagle Online reported that the herbalist accused Ojo of engaging in prostitution, citing her trips to Abuja.
Ojo has been vocal in her call for justice for comedienne Princess’s underage foster daughter who was seen in CCTV footage being sexually molested by Baba Ijesha.
Fabiyi stated his defence in a video on his Instagram page that went viral on Tuesday after he was attacked by several persons
The movie has generated several negative reactions with TAMPAN summoning Fabiyi and YouTube pulling it down based on reactions
The veteran actor stated his position in a video uploaded to his Instagram page on Thursday
Baba Ijesha, who had been granted bail, is standing trial for alleged sexual assault of a minor at the High Court in Ikeja.
This is coming after the association suspended actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday and colleague, Adams Kehinde, for trading ugly words on social media over Baba Ijesha’s child molestation issue.
The actor was seen in a viral video speaking to the press at Baba Ijesha’s court appearance some days ago in Yaba, Lagos
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Awosika made the comment on Thursday during proceedings on the actor’s bail application before an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
The actor, who was being tried by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo over charges bordering on rape, sexual assault and abuse of a minor, was granted bail on the ground that it was part of his fundamental human rights.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the actor pleaded not guilty to six counts bordering on indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, attempted sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault by penetration.