Timothy Omotoso. Foto: Lulama Zenzile
Rape accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso has been denied bail within the Port Elizabeth High Court, in line with stories.
Judge Phillip Zilwa on Wednesday denied the Nigerian pastor’s newest bid to be launched whereas his trial continued, eNCA reported.
The court docket discovered that distinctive circumstances had not been proven by Omotoso, and he had not introduced new information, the report added.
Members and supporters of Omotoso’s JDI church stood sombrely exterior the High Court after the appliance was dismissed, HeraldLive reported.
The defence indicated its intention to lodge an software for go away to attraction, in line with eNCA.
Omotoso’s on trial alongside together with his two co-accused Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho.
They confronted 97 costs, together with rape, human trafficking and racketeering, for allegedly focusing on and recruiting younger women for sexual exploitation, News24 beforehand reported.
It’s alleged that the women had been moved from their properties to 2 mission homes in KwaZulu-Natal, the place they had been allegedly made to interact in sexual acts.
Omotoso had been in jail since his arrest in 2017.
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– Compiled by Paul Herman