Pastor accused of raping minors remanded in custody

Pastor accused of raping minors to remain behind bars

A Limpopo pastor, who stands accused of raping four minors outside Tzaneen, has been remanded in custody.

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The 32-year-old is facing five charges of rape and one of sexual assault.

The Lenyenye Magistrate's Court is set to rule on his bail application on Thursday.

The pastor allegedly raped four children, aged between 12 and 16, who were ushers at his church.

Police suspect the pastor raped the children in his church after inviting them to come to church for prayer.

Police investigations are still underway.

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