Baba Ijesha pleads court to suspend his imprisonment

Embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, has requested an Ikeja Domestic and Sexual Violence Court to provide him put up-conviction bail pending a hearing and determination of his appeal earlier than the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.⁣

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo had in July sentenced Baba Ijesha to sixteen years imprisonment for toddler defilement.⁣

⁣The fees against Baba Ijesha: He became convicted of 4 out of a six-count rate brought towards him via the Lagos State Government.⁣

The jailed actor become convicted of baby defilement, indecent treatment of a toddler, sexual assault and attempted sexual attack by penetration.⁣

⁣Baba Ijesha’s punishment: The convict is serving a 5-12 months concurrent jail time period.

Baba Ijesha attempts to work his way out of jail: Baba Ijesha who changed into in court docket on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, again sought to suspend the imprisonment pending enchantment.⁣

⁣During proceedings, Chukwudi Adiukwu informed the court they have got implemented for bail pending an appeal, below Section 6 (6) of the 1999 Constitution, as amended.⁣

⁣Adiukwu argued that segment fifty one of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, Lagos State 2015, empowers the court docket to admit the applicant to bail, either unconditionally or upon reasonable situations.⁣ He stated granting their utility could serve the course of justice.⁣

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