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Popular Lagos Celestial Prophet, Israel Oladele Sentenced To 2 Year Jail Term

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Popular Lagos Celestial Prophet, Israel Oladele Sentenced To 2 Year Jail Term

A Lagos State High court on Wednesday was sentenced popular prophet and Sheperd-in-charge of CCC Global Genesis church, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe to two-year imprisonment for defrauding a UK based woman.

According to Independent report, the trial judge, Justice Olabisi Akinlade sentenced Prophet Oladele after he was found guilty of two count charges out of the seven he was charged.

Justice Akinlade in a judgment that lasted for about four hours sentenced the defendant, prophet Oladele to a year imprisonments for count two and four. She however discharged him of counts 1,3, 5 ,6 and 7 for lack of evidence against him.

This is not the first time Oladele a controversial prophet would be enmeshed in a fraud case. He 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 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.