Disappointment as CCTV footage reveals popular Nollywood actor molesting a 14-year-old, now in police custody

Popular Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for sexually molesting a 14-year-old girl.

According to the Punch newspaper, the victim’s mother had suspected that her daughter was being molested and decided to install a Closed Circuit Television(CCTV) camera in the house to catch the perpetrator in the act.

While monitoring the footage with her phone, she was stunned to see Baba Ijesha, who took her daughter from the sitting room, where the CCTV was, to the kitchen. The victim’s mother then rushed home and started weeping when she saw him molesting her child.

According to the PPRO of the Lagos State police command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Baba Ijesha was arrested after a case was filed against him. Upon investigation, they realized he had been molesting the victim since she was 7.

The PPRO said Adejobi said, “The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a popular Nollywood actor, Olarenwaju James (Omiyinka), aka Baba Ijesha, 48, for defiling a minor

“The case of defilement was reported on April 19, 2021, by one Princess Adekola Adekanya at the Sabo Police Station and was transferred to the Gender Unit of the SCIID, Panti, Yaba, for proper investigation.

“Based on preliminary findings, the suspect started sexually assaulting the victim, 14, since she was seven-year-old. The suspect confessed to the crime and was also captured by a CCTV camera in the house of the victim’s mother.

“The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a proper investigation as he promised to do justice in the matter.”

Baba Ijesha has since confessed to the crime and the case had been sent to the Gender Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, for adequate investigation.

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