Pastor sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing goat and turkeys

An Osun State Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo on Thursday December 12, handed an 18-months jail sentence to Solomon Opaalade, pastor of a Cherubim and Seraphim Church located at Baruwa Estate.

The Pastor who was accused of stealing a goat and 9 turkeys, was first arraigned on 5 count charge bordering on stealing on July 15.

Two turkeys and charms recovered from Opaalade were reportedly presented in court during his trial.

Opalade who was found guilty of three of the five counts, was also given an option of paying N10,000 fine for each of the counts.