Controversial Nigerian pastor, Tim Omotoso has hired prominent Port Elizabeth defence attorney Alwyn Griebenow to represent him in the face of allegations that he sexually molested young girls at his home in Umhlanga‚ Durban.
A report by Sunday World of South Africa said Griebenow confirmed that he was Omotoso’s attorney and that he and defence advocate Terry Price would be meeting with the Hawks on Thursday afternoon in Port Elizabeth.
Crack South African anti-crime squad, The Hawks, who are investigating the allegations against Omotoso of the Jesus Dominion International Church in Durban‚ is accused of molesting more than 30 young girls on the pretext of rescuing them from drugs.
The Nigerian evangelist came under scrutiny after his church featured on current affairs programme Special Assignment on Sunday. The programme spoke to women who claimed that they were lured into performing sexual favours for the pastor.