Comedienne Princess has revealed that her 14-year-old foster daughter was additionally harassed by two different males.
Princess shared this testimony earlier than the Ikeja Particular Offences Courtroom.
The defence workforce of Baba Ijesha had on Tuesday alleged that the 14-year-old daughter of the actress and comedienne was harassed by two different males.
The lead defence counsel, Mr Babatunde Ogala (SAN), made the allegations on Tuesday in the course of the trial of Baba Ijesha over six-counts of defilement.
Whereas cross-examining Princess, he mentioned that the 14-year-old woman was molested by Mr Damola Adekola, Princess’s neighbour and one man identified merely as Okele, Princess’s safety guard.
When Princess was requested who Adekola was, she described him as her neighbour who she additionally considered a brother. She mentioned that additionally they ran a haulage enterprise collectively.
Responding to why Adekola was arrested by the police in April, Princess mentioned: “He was arrested as a result of I reported him to the police that in December 2020, he tried to harass my daughter. He didn’t molest her, he harassed her by placing his hand on her laps and informed her to place her arms on his manhood, however she mentioned no and she or he raised an alarm. I reported to the police after I came upon.
I requested them to go to mattress and when it was 9.30 p.m., I requested him (Adekola) to nonetheless check out them to make sure that they’re nonetheless out watching cartoons after their bedtime. She informed me what occurred on April 20 or 21 (after Baba Ijesha’s arrest). That was the one tried harassment that occurred in my home.”
“The opposite one occurred after I despatched her to his (Adekola’s) home, he tried to seize her, she screamed and ran upstairs. This was round late December 2020, I additionally discovered about it on the police station,” she mentioned.
On Okele, the safety guard, Princess mentioned that he didn’t molest her daughter however that he uncovered himself indecently to the kid.