The Lagos State authorities has responded to current allegations of rape towards Olarenwaju Omiyinka, popularly generally known as Baba Ijesha.
Baba Ijesha was caught sexually harassing a 14-year-old woman, in accordance with police.
It was alleged that he had molested her since she was seven.
In an announcement obtained Friday by SaharaReporters, the Lagos State Division and the Sexual Violence Response Group mentioned they’re pursuing the case and have absolute confidence within the state’s felony justice system.
The assertion mentioned: “The aim of that is to tell members of the general public that the Lagos State Home and Sexual Violence Group is actively pursuing the Baba Ijesha case. We’re additionally in direct contact with the complainant to be able to present the mandatory help.
“We affirm that the duplicate file has been forwarded to the Public Prosecutor’s Workplace (DPP) for authorized recommendation. For the avoidance of doubt, the next allegations are thought-about:
“Sexual assaults by means of penetration – S 261 of the felony legislation of the State of Lagos, 2015, punishable by life imprisonment
“Tried sexual assault by means of penetration-S262 of the felony legislation, punishable by 14 years imprisonment.
“Sexual assault – S263 of the felony legislation, punishable by 3 years imprisonment.
“Indecent therapy of a kid – S135 of the felony legislation is punished with 7 years imprisonment.
“We’ve got absolute confidence within the felony justice system in addition to within the social assist buildings in Lagos State to make sure that justice is assured on this matter and, most significantly, the survivor receives acceptable assist on their option to therapeutic.
“We’re subsequently utilizing this medium to reaffirm the Lagos authorities’s place of zero tolerance in the direction of all types of sexual and gender-based violence and our agency dedication to making sure justice for survivors.”