Actor Baba Ijesha Was Denied Bail, to Remain in Detention Till July

Baba Ijesha has been in police confinement since April 22, 2021, when the Lagos State Police Command declared openly his arrest for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in the care of popular comedian, Princess.

The shamed movie star was prosecuted before a Magistrate Court in Yaba on Wednesday, the 16th of June for alleged child molestation.

He pleaded not guilty on a four-count charge of sexual assault and indecent treatment of a child.

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Source: Pulseng

He returned to detention as the estranged actor had his bail application rejected by the Magistrate.

His colleague Yomi Fabiyi was also present at the court hearing.

“I want to see how the court (hearing) will go because there are so many lacunas, so many things that should have been done. I want to see how the rule of law and justice is being served,” he told The Nation.

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