Bushiri and his wife Mary in last court appearance

JOHANNESBURG-(MaraviPost)-South Africa Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that fugitive Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary did not use any of SA’s official ports of entry when they escaped to Malawi.

Motsaoledi alleges that the couple might have bribed their way through.

“Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary Bushiri planned their escape and snuck through the Beit Bridge Border post,” alleges the Minister. 

The couple, who fled the country to Malawi last week, allegedly paid officials at the border post

They say they fled while on bail as they fear for their lives. 

The government says it has begun the process to extradite the couple, who are charged with fraud and money laundering.

Questions are being asked about how self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, managed to escape South Africa.

A warrant for their arrest was on Monday, November 16, 2020 issued that the couple’s bail was also revoked.

Source: Sowetan & eNCA

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