Actor, Olanrewaju James popularly known as, Baba Ijesha, has been granted bail.

The actor, who has been in police custody since April for allegedly defiling the foster daughter of comedian, Princess, was granted bail today, May 17, on health grounds by a magistrate who was at the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID Panti, to review some cases to clear the police establishment.

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Baba Ijesha is yet to be released as his lawyer, Adesina Ogunlana, is working to perfect his bail conditions which include that he must post two sureties.

One of the sureties must be a Grade 10 civil servant while the second surety must be a relative of the actor.  The bail is set at N500,000.

The accused actor is yet to be arraigned in court as the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has called a strike.