Sexual assault: Baba Ijesha’s trial adjourned

Baba Ijesha’s trial has been adjourned by the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos till September 27.

The actor is being tried on a six-count charge which includes sexual assault by penetration, indecent treatment of a child, and sexual assault. Others are the indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault and attempted sexual assault by penetration.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo has now adjourned the matter to August 11 and 12 for the continuation of the trial in July.

However the Court’s registrar, Ibrahim Hassan disclosed on Wednesday, August 11, that the case was adjourned as Judges are on a “retreat.”

Baba Ijesha who was arraigned on June 24, is charged with six counts bordering on defilement of a minor. The prosecution led by Mrs Olayinka Adeyemi, the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), has so far presented two witnesses for the prosecution.

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