A High court sitting in Akure, Ondo state has sentenced the Founder of the Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Prophet Babatunde Alfa to life imprisonment over the mysterious disappearance of a child from his church.
Prophet Alfa was found guilty on a two-count charge of conspiracy as well as aiding and abetting kidnapping.
According to the presiding Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, the Prosecution Counsel proved beyond reasonable doubt as regards the evidence brought before the court.
Justice Odusola also accused the police of complicity in the entire episode.
Daily Times gathered that the Prophet and the other defendants had been on trial for months after one-year-old Kolawole Gold disappeared mysteriously from the church’s children’s department during a Sunday service on November 10, 2019.
Prophet Alfa, who is the founder of the church, located at Oshinle quarters area of Akure was accused by the parents of the missing child over the mysterious disappearance of their son who has not been seen till date.
Meanwhile, the seventh defendant was discharged and acquitted after the prosecution counsel could not prove any case against him.