A Lagos State High court Wednesday sentenced popular prophet and Sheperd-in-charge of CCC Global Genesis church, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe to two-year imprisonment for defrauding an American based woman.
The trial judge, Justice Olabisi Akinlade sentenced Prophet Oladele after she found him guilty of two count charges out of the seven he was charged.
In a judgment that lasted for about four hours she sentenced the defendant, Prophet Oladele to a year imprisonment for count two and four. She however discharged him of counts 1,3, 5 ,6 and 7 for lack of evidence against him.
He was said to have defrauded one Mrs. Olaide William Oni to the tune of eleven million naira (N11m).
He had however pleaded not guilty to the charge when he was brought before the court.
This isn’t the first time Oladele would be enmeshed in a fraud case. In 2007, he was charged with seven counts charges bordering on fraud and obtaining money by false pretenses, preferred against him by the Lagos State government.