The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has suggested that entertainer, Olanrewaju James, otherwise called Baba Ijesha, ought to be charged under 5 arrangements of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State. A press articulation delivered by the police said the case document for Baba Ijesha was sent to the DPP for lawful guidance. The assertion read, “It would be reviewed that the Nigeria Police Force captured Mr. Olanrewaju James (additionally alluded to as Baba Ijesha) because of different sexual maltreatment claims.
On the 30th of April, 2021, the Police sent the case record of COP v Olanrewaju James to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for lawful prompt. “After due thought of current realities for the situation document, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions gave legitimate educate on the fourth regarding May, 2021, which is such that an at first sight body of evidence has been uncovered against Mr. Olanrewaju James and suggested he be charged under the accompanying arrangements of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015: 1. Area 135 – Indecent treatment of a kid – deserving of 7 years detainment 2. Area 137 – Defilement of a kid – deserving of life detainment 3. Area 261 – Sexual Assault by Penetration – deserving of life detainment 4. Area 262 – Attempted Sexual Assault by Penetration – deserving of 14 years detainment and 5. Area 263 – Sexual attack – deserving of 3 years detainment. “While the State would guarantee that Mr. Olanrewaju James’ privileges as revered in the Constitution are maintained, the Ministry of Justice would not yield in its endeavors in guaranteeing that whoever explicitly mishandles any occupant of Lagos State is quickly brought to book. It is informational to take note of that the Lagos State Ministry of Justice has been predictable in it’s endeavors in ensuring the powerless in our general public and since the foundation of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team in 2014, it has till date indicted more than 800 instances of Sexual and Domestic offenses. “The Attorney-General therefore guarantees Lagosians and in reality Nigerians that as per the DPP’s exhort, charges would be recorded likewise.” The Ministry of Justice vowed that it “would not yield in its endeavors in guaranteeing that whoever explicitly manhandles any occupant of Lagos State is quickly brought to book.” The Attorney-General additionally guaranteed Nigerians that “charges would be documented likewise” as prompted by the DPP. Olarenwaju James prominently known as Baba Ijesha was captured by the Lagos Police Command after he was found in a CCTV film explicitly manhandling humorist Princess’ kid encourage little girl whom he’s additionally claimed to have mishandled seven years prior. Princess has since responded to the turn of events. Taking to her Instagram page she expressed: “God doesn’t rest. Youngsters are the legacy of God