Rape allegations rock church

Pastor also accused of extramarital affairs, inappropriate behaviour

09 March 2021 - 10:34 By Lindile Sifile and Promise Marupeng
Members of the Five Fold Interdenominational Church Outreach Ministries in Pimville picketed outside the church on Sunday following allegations of sexual abuse against their pastor.
Members of the Five Fold Interdenominational Church Outreach Ministries in Pimville picketed outside the church on Sunday following allegations of sexual abuse against their pastor.
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A senior pastor at the Soweto branch of the Five Fold Interdenominational Church Outreach Ministries has been accused of raping a minor, abuse and bribery.

Members of the Pimville branch have lodged a complaint with the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission).

In the complaint to the commission submitted by congregants last Tuesday, they accused the pastor of sexually abusing an underage girl, who apparently fell pregnant with his child. He is also accused of inappropriately touching female congregants.

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