Timothy Omotoso is seen at the Port Elizabeth High Court on Wednesday. Photo: Raahil Sain / ANA
Cape Town - Two women who belonged to Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso's Jesus Dominion International church are sharing details of the influence he exerted on their lives on Twitter.

Awande and Sammy started posting about their respective ordeals as another former JDI member Cheryl Zondi faced a third day on the witness stand in Omotoso's rape and human trafficking trial. Their tweets paint a picture of psychological control, intimidation and estrangement from their families.

Both voiced their support for Zondi and then shared their own experiences in Twitter threads that at times read like a particularly sick psychological thriller.

Read some of Awande's tweets here:

Now read some of Sammy's tweets: 

* Read more on the #OmotosoTrial here