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Facing jail: cleaner who posted ‘depraved’ child sex video on his own Facebook page

Facing jail: Kunle Ajobo, 51

A cleaner at a Sixth Form college who posted a sickening child sex abuse video on his Facebook profile is facing jail.

Kunle Ajobo, 51, published the “depraved” four-minute long clip online among a string of selfies taken around London. 

Inner London crown court heard the online profile was quickly traced to Ajobo’s home in Walworth, but he went on the run in a bid to evade justice. 

Officers went to City and Islington College in Angel, north London, where Ajobo had been a cleaner for six years, but he stopped turning up for work when he realised police were after him.  

Ajobo posted the video in October last year and was eventually captured in April this year, admitting distributing an indecent image of a child when he appeared in court.  

Prosecutor Nana Owusuh said the video showed the children performing graphic sex acts to the camera, but it is not known when or where it was filmed. 

Ajobo, who came to the UK from Nigeria around a decade ago, has been held in custody since his arrest because of questions over his immigration status.

“On the Facebook profile are a number of pictures of the defendant”, said defence barrister Tom Williams. 

“He has a number of friends so posting it on a Facebook profile is quite bizarre.”

He said Ajobo insists the video, sent to him on WhatsApp and now deleted by Facebook, was accompanied by a message he wrote “warning parents about the dangers to children”.

Recorder Edward Connell delayed sentencing to investigate why Ajobo published the video online. 

“You would expect anybody to be absolutely horrified by viewing such an image”, he said. 

“Clearly it’s important to know what was going through the defendant’s mind when he posted such a depraved video. 

“I do find the defendant’s conduct troubling.”

Ajobo was remanded in custody until a sentencing hearing on June 5.