“One victim reported that she had asked the suspect to pray for her as she had not been well. The pastor prayed for her and then drove her to his residence where he allegedly raped her,” Mbele added.
She said that the young girl had kept quiet for three years, only reporting the attack to police earlier this month.
The three other victims came forward at the same time.
“Angry members of the community damaged the church tent where he ministered and demanded that he not return to the area,” she said.
The clergyman is expected to appear in the Ntuzuma Magistrate’s Court on Monday.