While South Africans push for justice for the alleged victims of Pastor Timothy Omotoso, his congregation is busy praying for him.
On Sunday, members of the Jesus Dominion International church in Port Elizabeth where photographed praying, laying on the floor and chanting for the success of their leader's trial.
TimesLIVE reported the congregation sang, danced, chanted and prayed for two hours while a raging crowd formed outside the church building.
A photo of what it looked inside the church building was shared on social media by Facebook group Fight against Violence and Abuse.
While his loyal followers were praying for him to win the case, hostile crowds gathered outside the church building to shut it down, Briefly.co.za gathered.
Footage of the protest outside the church was shared on Twitter and it showed police had to set in to make sure tempers do not flare.
Another video showed protesters cheering as the congregation exited the building.
Omotoso's trial is currently underway as he faces several charges ranging from human trafficking to sexual assault.
Throughout the trial, which resumed on Monday, his followers maintains his innocence. Briefly.co.za learned a second witness is set to take the stand on Monday, 22 October.
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