OYOGist.com has learned that an Ondo State High court seated in Akure, has sentenced Sotitobire Prophet Babatunde Alfa and five other accomplices to life imprisonment after being found guilty of the child kidnapping case leveled against him.
The founder of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Prophet Alfa Babatunde was facing accusation of child kidnapping of a one-year-old boy, Gold Kolawole who was missing from his church last year.
Justice Odusola sentenced them after he found them guilty of the two-count charge of kidnapping, aiding and abetting to kidnap based on the evidence the prosecution presented.
The Prophet and six other members of his church have been on trial for months after Kolawole Gold disappeared from the Church children department during a Sunday service on November 10, 2020.
Ondo State government and the state security service took Pastor Alfa to court on Monday, December 23 based on the accusation of the kidnap of Gold Kolawole in his church on November 10, 2019.
The General Overseer of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Akure, Alfa Babatunde was kept in Olokuta Correctional Centre after the state security service testified that the pastor and some of the church workers have hands in the disappearance of the child that is still missing since last year November when some unknown people kidnapped him in the church.