The case of the Jesus Dominion International church leader, Timothy Omotoso has been postponed to December 5. Omotoso appeared briefly at the Port Elizabeth high court on Wednesday.
He faces charges of human trafficking, rape and fraud. Omotoso has been incarcerated since his dramatic arrest in Port Elizabeth Airport by the Hawks earlier this year.
This gave the Department of Public Prosecution a chance to decide whether to merge Omotoso’s 22 charges of human trafficking, including counts of rape, with the newly added five counts of fraud. The fraud charge pertains to Omotoso’s illegal documents and investigations into this matter are still ongoing.
The department will further decide on the centralisation of the case and on where the case will be heard.