South Africa has been hit by shock and expressed disdain at the actions of defence lawyer for 60-year-old Nigerian televangelist Timothy Omotosho who was accused of sexual assault.
The witness who made the allegations, said she was raped while she was 14 years old.
South Africa has a high rate of sexual assault occuring everyday with more than 100 reports made daily.
The case has attracted a lot of attention as it is the first prominent case to be aired for the whole nation to witness. The nature of the proceeding has raised so many questions about victim’s rights, impartiality and justice being served amid cameras in the court. Read more