Embattled Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha, has reportedly been hit with a fresh child defilement allegation.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a police officer, SP Wahab Kareem, on Friday, November 5, told an Ikeja Special Offences Court, that another young lady has come forward, claiming that the actor defiled her when she was 12 years old.
Led in evidence by the state counsel, Mr Yusuf Sule, the police officer said, “During our investigation, another girl (name withheld) came forward and said the defendant as*aulted her when she was 12 years old. We interviewed her and the defendant behind the counter, and he vehemently denied the allegation.
The girl said the incident occurred at Agah area of Ikorodu, and we told a representative of the defendant to follow us to the house, we met the landlord. However, the landlord showed us an apartment and said, ‘This is where Baba Ijesha used to stay’. Meanwhile, the defendant had denied living in that area.”
Following the testimony, the statement of James’ former landlord, Alhaji Jameel, and his statement at the SCID was admitted into evidence
Reacting to this report, an Instagram user identified as @westafricanbaby wrote;
“When i said he deserves the death penalty, people said i was wicked. What are they keeping him alive for?”