Baba Ijesha granted N2m bail, released to lawyer

Baba Ijesha (in white hooded coat) being pulled by a corrections officer in Ikeja on Thursday

Equity Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos State Special Offenses Court, on Thursday, allowed beset Nollywood entertainer, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, also known as Baba Ijesha, bail in the amount of N2m.

Omiyinka was re-summoned under the steady gaze of the court on six tallies verging on assault, rape and maltreatment of a minor.

He argued not blameworthy to the charges.

PUNCH Metro had detailed how a shut circuit TV introduced in the casualty’s temporary mother’s home caught Omiyinka supposedly attacking the person in question.

It was discovered that the casualty’s non-permanent mother, comedienne Damilola Adekoya, famously called Princess, who had been thinking that the 14-year-old girl was as a rule physically mishandled, introduced the CCTV to get the culprit.

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PUNCH Metro gathered that Princess checked the circumstance in her home on her telephone and sadly, she saw Omiyinka supposedly behaving in a dubious way around the person in question.

Omiyinka was captured by the police and allowed abandon May 17 during an extraordinarily orchestrated court meeting during the strike by the Judiciary Workers’ Union of Nigeria, however he couldn’t meet the bail conditions and stayed in care.

The artist was summoned before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Yaba last week Wednesday, however his bail application was not heard when the investigator told the judge that the state had documented new charges against him at a high court.

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Nonetheless, following Omiyinka’s request on Thursday at the Special Offenses Court, the state counsel, Olayinka Adeyemi, requested a preliminary date and asked the court to remand him in a remedial office forthcoming the initiation of preliminary.

Reacting to the accommodation of the investigator, Omiyinka’s advice, Babatunde Ogala, SAN, who drove 18 different attorneys, educated the court that the protection had recorded a bail application and served same in the arraigning group.

He asked the court to allow the group crowd to contend the bail application.

In any case, Adeyemi went against the supplication, expressing that her group presently couldn’t seem to confirm the clinical report that the safeguard depended on for Omiyinka’s bail application.

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In a short decision, Justice Taiwo allowed the solicitation of the safeguard group and requested that the gatherings contend the bail application.

Contending the bail application, Ogala, who noticed that the application was brought compliant with Section 105(2) and (3) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Lagos State, 2015, and areas 35 and 36 of the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (as corrected), asked the court to concede Omiyinka bail in liberal terms, adding that he was assumed honest until judgment would be conveyed.

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