Why Baba Ijesha was not granted bail – Actor’s Lawyer


Kayode Olabinran, counsel to embattled actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, better known by his stage name, Baba Ijesha, has offered reason the thespian was not granted bail.

Baba Ijesha is facing prosecution for allegedly sexually molesting a 14-year-old girl in the care of popular comedienne, Princess. He was arraigned on Wednesday before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos

The court declined his lawyers’ bail application, a situation, Olabinran, one of the troubled actor’s counsel said was born out of the transmission of the case to High Court by the Lagos Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

“He (Baba Ijesha) was not granted bail because the case has been filed at the High Court and that has denied the (Magistrate) Court the power to grant him bail,” the lawyer told newsmen.


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