Actor Olarewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha has been granted bailout of the police custody.
The actor has been arrested and under police custody since April for allegedly having s*x with a minor, daughter of comedian, Princess.
However, he has been granted jail today, May 17th, on health grounds by the magistrate who was at the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti to review some cases in a bid to decongest the police facility.
His lawyer, Adesina Ogunlana, in a statement on Monday, May 17, said,
“He has been granted bail about one hour ago. We are working to perfect the bail. He was granted bail on health grounds.
He has not been released. He will be released after his bail conditions have been met.”
Among the bail conditions listed by the lawyer for Baba Ijesha’s release are two reliable sureties – one of them must be a level 10 officers, a direct blood relation, and N500,000 bail bond in like sum.