Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka alias Baba Ijesha is to be arraigned at an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday over allegations of carnal knowledge of a minor.https://scudnewsng.com
Baba Ijesha who has been in custody since his arrest on April 22, is to stand trial before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on June 24 the judge’s because list has revealed.
The matter is listed on cause list of the Court.
The actor was arraigned on June 16 in a Yaba Magistrates’ Court on charges of indecent treatment of a child, defilement of a child, carnal knowledge by penetration, attempted carnal knowledge by penetration, and carnal knowledge.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge but was however ordered to be remanded in custody by Magistrate P.E Nwaka due to indications that the matter is before the High Court.
Magistrates Nwaka in that ruling said:”I have carefully considered the application of the counsel to the defendant seeking bail for the defendant and the opposition by the counsel from the DPP.
“Since there are indications that the matter is before the high court and the defendant will appear before the court, no bail can be given.
“The defendant must be accorded full medical attention by the authorities pending his arraignment at the High Court.”