A Lagos State High court on Wednesday sentenced prominent prophet and Sheperd-in-charge of CCC Global Genesis church, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe to two-year imprisonment for fraud.
The trial judge, Justice Olabisi Akinlade founded him guilty of two of the seven count charges with which he was charged.
In a judgment that dragged for nearly four hours, Justice Akinlade sentenced Prophet Oladele to a year imprisonments for count two and four. Nonetheless, absolved 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, an Americans based woman, to the tune of 11 million naira (N11m).
Oladele was charged with seven counts charges bordering on fraud and obtaining money by false pretenses, preferred against him by the Lagos State government sometimes in 2007.
He however pleaded not guilty to the charge when he was brought before the court