- Bishop Israel Makamu was reportedly arrested on Wednesday afternoon, just a week after he was accused of sexual harassment
- According yo reports, the pastor was due to appear at the Palm Ridge Magistrates court later in the day
- Mzansi social media users have expressed their shock at the arrest while others received the news with happiness
Moja Love presenter and practicing pastor Israel Makamu has reportedly been arrested. The bishop was arrested on charges of sexual assault and is appearing at the Palm Ridge magistrate court on Wednesday afternoon.
According to the City Press, Makamu was arrested on charges of sexual assault.
Social media users have shared their thoughts about the developing drama:
“Maybe it’s time for accountability.”
“Mr Key bathong.”
“Throw away the key.”
“And the plot thickens.”
“Shem, Sathane will be blamed.”
Meanwhile Briefly News previously reported that Bishop Israel Makamu trended on social media following Sunday night's episode of #AmaBishop. The popular pastor was a guest on the show to talk about his recent sex scandal.
Makamu was in the spotlight recently when a recording of him allegedly asking a then 17-year-old girl for sex went viral. Makamu defended himself on the show.
He claimed that he called the girl at the time to ask for his church keys. The TV presenter claimed the reason he asked the girl if she was alone was because it would not look good for a church elder to walk into a schoolgirl's room alone.
The viewers of the show took to Twitter using the hashtag #Makamu to share their thoughts on his appearance on the programme. Many of them slammed Makamu and shared that they don't buy his story. Check out some of their comments below:
"#Amabishop is a toothless dog, when the abuser is not in studio they are 'disgusted' by the behaviour, but when a perpetrator is in studio they pity the abuser. Only Makhado was straight and called Makamu out, the rest brought tea and snacks to the pity party."
"'There's nowhere in the Bible where a pastor is called 'daddy'. Pastor Makhado... my fighter."
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