Founder of an Akure-based Pentecostal church, Prophet Babatunde Alfa of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, and five others have been sentenced to life imprisonment for last year’s disappearance of a one-year-old child, Gold Kolawole from the church.
They were found guilty on a two-count charge bordering on kidnapping, aiding and abetting to kidnap preferred against them.
Justice Olusegun Odusola said the prosecution proved circumstantial evidence against the accused persons.
Other defendants jailed include Omodara Olayinka, Margaret Oyebola ,Grace Ogunjobi, Egunjobi Motunrayo and Esther Kayode.
Master Gold was taken to the church by his parents and went missing from the church.
The whereabouts of the child is yet to be unraveled by police.