Pastor who claimed God ordered him to rape 8 members, bags 15 years in prison

A pastor who styled himself as a god, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail after raping eight female followers of his church in South Korea.

Lee Jae-Rock, the G.O of Manmin Central Church, led a 130,000-strong congregation until his recent downfall.

Swirling allegations of sexual abuse finally caught up with Lee, having first been accused of sexually assaulting five women in April, 2018.

The survivors reported to the Korea Herald that he forced them to have sex several times, and claimed it was an order from God.

The court found out he raped the victims tens of times over a long period.

He has been sentenced ti 15 years imprisonment.