KZN pastor jailed for 20 years for rape

KZN pastor jailed for 20 years for rape

A 40-year-old KZN pastor has begun serving a 20-year sentence for rape.

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Sibusiso Gerald Nyathikazi was sentenced by the Ulundi Regional Court on Monday. 

He's said to have lured a 19-year-old woman to his Nquthu home three years ago under the guise of spiritual guidance.

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The pastor is said to have pleaded with the survivor not to tell anyone out of fear it would destroy his reputation.

But, according to police, the man raped the woman again later that same year at a church event.

She then decided to break her silence and told her family what had happened.

They then went to the police station to open a case.

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