Baba Ijesha Approaches Court For Bail

The trial Judge, Oluwatoyin Taiwo fixed the date,  following the arguments of both prosecuting and defendant’s counsel on whether the convict has met special circumstances for the court to grant him bail, pending appeal.

Baba Ijesha Approaches Court For Bail

The trial Judge, Oluwatoyin Taiwo fixed the date,  following the arguments of both prosecuting and defendant’s counsel on whether the convict has met special circumstances for the court to grant him bail, pending appeal.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo had in July sentenced to 16 years imprisonment for child defilement.

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He was convicted of four out of a six-count charge brought against him by the Lagos State Government.

The jailed actor was convicted of child defilement, indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, and attempted sexual assault by penetration.

who was in court on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, again sought to suspend the imprisonment pending appeal.

During proceedings, Chukwudi Adiukwu informed the court they have filed an application for bail pending appeal, pursuant to Section 6 (6) of the 1999 Constitution, as amended.

Adiukwu argued that section 51 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, Lagos State 2015, empowers the court to admit the applicant to bail, either unconditionally or upon reasonable conditions.

He said granting their application would serve the course of justice.

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