Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has revealed that Nollywood actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka aka Baba Ijesha, who was arrested for allegedly molesting a minor, will be kept in custody till when judiciary workers resume their strike.
Mr Hakeem, stated this while addressing Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi, who staged a protest on Wednesday at Panti, the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department. Fabiyi had led protesters to the station, demanding the release of his colleague, Baba Ijesha over the continuous detention, which he described as “illegal.”
Baba Ijesha will remain in custody till judiciary workers resume — Lagos CP to Yomi Fabiyi
The police commissioner disclosed that Baba Ijesha has been held in custody based on legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions in the state Ministry of Justice and after a prima facie case had been established against him.
He further expatiated that Baba Ijesha’s continuous detention will be reviewed if the JUSUN strike continues indefinitely.