The trial of controversial Nigerian Pastor, Timothy Omotoso, resumes in the High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

Omotoso and two others face charges ranging from human trafficking to sexual assault and rape.

He allegedly committed the crimes between 2009 and 2017 before his arrest in April last year.

First witness Cheryl Zondi described Omotoso as a figure of authority who seemed to have their entire lives in his hands.

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane revealed that Zondi and other witnesses in the trial have been receiving death threats.

The 22 year-old Zondi, a University of Johannesburg student, has since been put into the witness protection programme.

She’s also launched her own foundation.


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