Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, also known as Baba Ijesha who is currently in police custody has been accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl by popular comedienne, Princess.
Parts of the scenes of the alleged sexual assault was released last Thursday.
In the two-minute video, Baba Ijesha could be seen and repeatedly heard echoing, “Please forgive me, I won’t do it again.”
He said, ‘‘please forgive me, I know I have hurt you, but please forgive me. I know I have done something wrong, please forgive me because of God, I’m begging you. You will never be put to shame. I don’t know what came over me, if you must take me away, please let me kill myself, please,… Have mercy on me, I said I’m sorry.”
When asked why he sexually harassed the minor for seven years, Baba Ijesha repeatedly said, “I’m very sorry.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu at a press briefing on Thursday clarified that the 48-year-old actor was held for alleged sexual assault and not rape.
Mr Odumosu said the case of defilement is still under investigation and needs to undergo scientific investigation. He stated that sexual assault is a bailable offence.