Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo has reacted hours after the Lagos state police command revealed plans to release embattled Nollywood actor Baba Ijesha for allegedly molesting a minor.
Kemifilani News had earlier reported that a senior officer of the Lagos State Police Command confirmed to PUNCH Metro that a directive had been issued to release Baba Ijesha from its custody on Friday, April 30th.
The police disclosed the release is due to the ongoing strike by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, which has made it impossible for the courts to sit, and the suspect could not be detained indefinitely without trial.
In a post on her Instagram page, Iyabo Ojo shared a screenshot of the definition of rape and sexual assault, which includes any act of indecency.
According to Iyabo Ojo, the police and the victim confirmed Baba Ijesha only touched the minor inappropriately. She there questioned if such an act is not likened to sexual assault.
Iyabo Ojo wrote: They said he just touched her inappropriately so touching a minor inappropriately is not sexual assault, I weep for this country………
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Kemifilani had reported that a senior officer of the Lagos State Police Command confirmed...