According to the Lagos Police spokesman, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the 48-year-old actor was arrested after a defilement case was reported by Princess Adekola Adekanye at Sabo Police Station on April 19.
The statement said the case was transferred to the gender unit of the state CID, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation.
It alleged based on preliminary findings, the actor, who is popular for his roles in many Yoruba film, started assaulting the victim sexually when she was seven years old.
Furthermore, it was alleged the actor was also captured on CCTV camera allegedly assaulting the victim, now 14-year-old.
The Police said Baba Ijesha confessed to the crime while the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for proper investigation as he promised to do justice in the matter.
Baba Ijesha also doubles as a producer.
You may be interested
Police arrest newspaper vendors for circulating IPOB storiesWebby - May 10, 2021
No fewer than seven newspaper vendors and distribution agents in Imo State were in the early hours of Monday arrested…
Covid-19 vaccines deadly, untested, Bishop Oyedepo warnsWebby - May 10, 2021
Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has claimed that Covid-19 vaccines currently being administered on humans are…
ZAMFARA: Bandits massacred, leaders on the run, weapons recovered as federal troops launch multi-prong operationsWebby - May 10, 2021
After clearing bandits’ camps in Zanfara, the Nigerian army has claimed it killed no fewer than 48 bandits, and recover…