On Tuesday, the Springs Magistrate Court sentenced Bishop Jabu Ndaba to life behind for sexual assault.
The 52-year-old Trinity Apostolic Church leader would be spending the remainder of life behind bars after he was given a life sentence on 23 October.
Aside from the life sentence he received for sexual abuse, Magistrate Khensane Moila added a further 10 years to his term for assault.
According to the Citizen, Ndaba was found guilty in July on two counts of sexual assault on a minor, who attended his church with her family.
Briefly.co.za learned the abuse took place between 2015 and 2016. According to the victim, she and another girl visited the religious leader's home in 2015, where he made her belief he could destroy her with his 'divine powers' if she did not fulfil his wishes.
The sexual assault lasted for a year before her aunt found out about it in 2016. Ndaba was arrested in November 2016 after the family pressed charges.
The victim's family said they regret ever trusting the bishop and they added they only wanted justice to be served.
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