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Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has concluded its plans to prosecute controversial Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi, for contempt of courtroom over the manufacturing of ‘Oko Iyabo.’

The actor who has been fairly vocal of his assist for his embattled colleague, Baba Ijesha, launched the controversial film because the alleged sexual assault case of the latter continues in courtroom.

The film generated a myriad of backlash as those that have seen it say it was concerning the sexual assault on Princess’ foster daughter. On Monday morning, Baba Ijesha’s trial resumed in Lagos.

Whereas in courtroom, the DPP director and prosecution counsel, Olayinka Adeyemi, advised the courtroom that Yomi made a film from the details of Baba Ijesha’s alleged sexual assault case, utilizing the true names of the defendants and the survivor of the case.

“Regardless of the warnings of this honourable courtroom, an actor referred to as Yomi Fabiyi went forward and made a film concerning the details of this case.Oko Iyabo: Lagos state to prosecute Yomi Fabiyi for contempt

He used the true names of the events and witnesses on this matter within the film. Our software is to exclude him, his privies and his brokers from proceedings in courtroom.

He’s not in courtroom in the mean time however his representatives could also be in courtroom. That is contempt of courtroom and we intend to prosecute him and convey him earlier than this courtroom” the DPP prosecution counsel advised the courtroom

The presiding choose, Oluwatoyin Taiwo, responded and mentioned the matter shall be investigated.

“This case is subjudice and you aren’t to be making movies and disparaging feedback on social media. This must be investigated, let’s see whether or not it’s true, she mentioned

Nevertheless, one of many counsels of Baba Ijesha, Dada Awosika, advised the courtroom that he has seen the film and that it has no correlation with the continuing case. In keeping with him, the film is concerning the controversy between two artists, Yomi Fabiyi and Iyabo Ojo and they don’t seem to be concerned within the case.

Yomi is but to react to this improvement.

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