Witness details sexual assault in case against Durban-based pastor

Witness details sexual assault in case against Durban-based pastor

Port Elizabeth High Court, Judge Mandela Makaula has again reprimanded the wife of Durban-based Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, Taiwo for her behaviour in court.

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State witness, Cheryl Zondi has been under cross-examination since yesterday with the court hearing graphic details of her alleged abuse.

Zondi alleges the 58-year-old televangelist repeatedly raped her.

It is alleged 22-year-old Zondi was one of the girls and young women recruited for sexual exploitation by Omotoso and kept in a mansion in Umhlanga, north of Durban.

Zondi was emotional as she repeated details of the alleged sexual assault by Omotoso. 

Taiwo has been seen laughing and smiling during Zondi's graphic testimony. 

The judge also butted heads with Omotoso's attorney, Peter Daubermann again for his line of questioning. The two clashed on several occasions yesterday. 

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Omotoso faces charges of rape, sexual assault and human trafficking. The trial continues. 

During cross-examination, 22-year-old Cheryl Zondi has told the court of how she concealed her fear. Listen below. 

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