Set Date For Baba Ijesha Case To Be Decided Upon
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The Ikeja Special Offences Court has deferred the case of wonderful Nollywood Actor Olanrewaju James, Baba Ijesha, accused of defiling a 14-year-old woman until July 14. On Monday, June 6, Oluwatoyin Taiwo the Justice postponed the case for judgment after the prosecution and security counsel issued their closing written addresses. Baba Ijesha is accused of, indecently treating a minor, sexual assault, tried sexual assault by penetration, and sexual assault by penetration.
The Lagos State DPP (Directorate of Public Prosecutions) launched the allegations in opposition to him. On the choice hand, Baba Ijesha has pleaded not accountable to all payments. Dada Awosika, the defendant’s lawyer, sought the courtroom docket to dismiss the case and discharge the defendant in his closing written take care of dated May 12 and filed on May 16. go
Mr. Awosika claimed that the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) provides was taken unlawfully.
“The exhibit was not tendered by the maker. It was tendered by Princess, the complainant,”
he talked about.
He claimed that the video had been manipulated with, noting that the defendant had not gone to the complainant’s residence uninvited. Mr. Awosika went on to say that this was all the additional unusual on account of he was accused of in direction of the laws seven years beforehand that was on no account reported to the police. He further claimed that the defendant’s supposed confessional assertion violated Section 9 (3) of the Lagos State Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) 2021.
“We urge the courtroom to discredit the confessional assertion. The defendant moved in a jiffy to participate in a short skirt that put him in trouble. My Lord, my shopper was trapped.
“Concerning the age of the girl in question, Exhibits D and E aren’t saying the an identical issue.
“It is our submission, My Lord, that the courtroom is bound to call the natural mother contained within the subject to tell us her precise age or her starting certificates or scientific proof is tendered to find out the age nevertheless none was achieved.
“The prosecution agreed that the age of the minor must be established. However, it has also agreed that nothing has been done to provide the real age,”
Mr Awosika talked about.
The Director of DPP, Babajide Martins, in his closing written take care of dated May 31, nonetheless, urged the courtroom docket to convict Baba Ijesha as charged.
He argued that one in every of many security witnesses, Lawrence Ayeni instructed the courtroom docket that the CCTV recording couldn’t be manipulated.
“On the issue of the CCTV recording My Lord, the first defence witness(Ayeni) knowledgeable this honourable courtroom all through cross-examination that it could’t be manipulated and that the content material materials of CCTV cannot be modified.
“Most importantly, he acknowledged he cannot say if the sexual assault did not happen. These are the testimonies from the defence witness, My Lord.
“The defendant admitted to having been with the girl in every the incident that occurred seven years up to now and the one which occurred in 2021.
“He also admitted to having sucked her fingers during the cross-examination,”
he talked about.
He went on to say that the accusation of defilement can be used to anyone beneath the age of 18.
“We have compelling evidence of six prosecution witnesses which I must say are not contradictory,”
Mr Martins talked about.
According to the DPP, the defendant furthermore confessed all by the use of the trial that he on no account acknowledged performing on a script when the police held him at Sabo and Panti.
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