Support for #CherlyZondi as she wraps up her testimony against Tim Omotoso

Defence attorney Peter Daubermann had to be reprimanded by Judge Mandela Makaula in the Tim Omotoso trial for badgering the witness.

Cheryl Zondi wrapped up her testimony against Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso. He is facing charges ranging from human trafficking to sexual assault and rape.

Judge Makaula found some of Daubermann's questions to be inappropriate.

Daubermann asked Zondi more than twice how many centimetres Omotoso had penetrated her after she specifically said he had only partially penetrated her vaginally.

There were instances where he stepped into very pornographic territory like when he asked about how deeply Omotoso penetrated the witness. There I think he clearly crossed the line.

Lisa Vetten, Research associate at Wits Institute For Social Economic Research (Wiser)

Zondi is quite an inspiration. She does show how you can deal with a very difficult experience like this and still and stand cross-examination.

Lisa Vetten, Research associate at Wits Institute For Social Economic Research (Wiser)

If anything, I think she is putting Daubermann in a bad light because people are looking at him and saying this is unfair of him.

Lisa Vetten, Research associate at Wits Institute For Social Economic Research (Wiser)

Social media threw their weight behind Zondi during the two days she was being cross-examined...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
[LISTEN] Jacques Pauw and NB Publishers issued with summons for R35m

[LISTEN] Jacques Pauw and NB Publishers issued with summons for R35m

Former State Security Agency director general Arthur Fraser says he has suffered repuational damage because of Pauw's book.

DA 'shocked' by some names included on parliamentary committee chairpersons list

DA 'shocked' by some names included on parliamentary committee chairpersons list

DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen says they will have to put forward alternative candidates.

Rand Water in bid to keep water supply during R600m pipeline installation

Rand Water in bid to keep water supply during R600m pipeline installation

Joburg Water recently warned residents that its chief supplier is planning a major shutdown.

Scrapping e-tolls won't cost people their jobs, says Outa

Scrapping e-tolls won't cost people their jobs, says Outa

Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse chief executive Wayne Duvenage says e-tolls are the worst way to finance roads.

Who is compelled to support a 'man of God' accused of rape?  - Bongani Bingwa

Who is compelled to support a 'man of God' accused of rape? - Bongani Bingwa

Cheryl Zondi was the first witness in the case against controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso who is facing charges including rape and racketeering.

Woman alleges pastor Omotoso began sexually abusing her at 14

Woman alleges pastor Omotoso began sexually abusing her at 14

Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused face multiple charges, including human trafficking, racketeering and rape.

Popular articles
Tom Moyane’s lawyer to represent Peter Moyo in battle with Old Mutual

Tom Moyane’s lawyer to represent Peter Moyo in battle with Old Mutual

Bruce Whitfield interviews Eric Mabuza who will represent the dismissed Old Mutual CEO in a court challenge against his firing.

Even upmarket boutiques offer lay-bys! Here’s what you need to know…

Even upmarket boutiques offer lay-bys! Here’s what you need to know…

Lay-by has taken off as a payment option in the last year or two, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

The fascinating story of WeBuyCars (and why Naspers is pumping billions into it)

The fascinating story of WeBuyCars (and why Naspers is pumping billions into it)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews WeBuyCars founder Faan van der Walt for his weekly "ShapeShifter" feature.

[LISTEN] Jacques Pauw and NB Publishers issued with summons for R35m

[LISTEN] Jacques Pauw and NB Publishers issued with summons for R35m

Former State Security Agency director general Arthur Fraser says he has suffered repuational damage because of Pauw's book.

[WATCH] A group of men load impala carcass in taxi at Kruger National Park

[WATCH] A group of men load impala carcass in taxi at Kruger National Park

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Innovative medical glue replaces stitches and staples

Innovative medical glue replaces stitches and staples

Bio-Technology Ph.D. student at the Israel Institute of Technology Alona Shagan explains device similar to a standard glue gun.

[VIDEO] DA's Van Damme accuses family of racism, V&A Waterfront apologises

[VIDEO] DA's Van Damme accuses family of racism, V&A Waterfront apologises

The Democratic Alliance MP claims she was subjected to a racist tirade at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront and wants action taken.

I’ve never seen anything like this! – Simon Brown on Old Mutual vs Peter Moyo

I’ve never seen anything like this! – Simon Brown on Old Mutual vs Peter Moyo

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Simon Brown, Financial Educator at Just One Lap.

Court orders Gupta-linked Trillian to pay back R600 million to Eskom

Court orders Gupta-linked Trillian to pay back R600 million to Eskom

It also ordered the company to pay for all the costs of the application. Bruce Whitfield interviews EWN’s Clement Manyathela.