Bushiri and wife Mary in Malawi

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church leader Prophet Sheppard Bushiri and wife Mary are expected to appear before Malawi court following their handing over to police on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

The police say prophet Bushiri and wife Mary will be taken to court after recording their statements.

The couple who are facing trial in South Africa fled the Rainbow Nation last week for safety.

In a statement, National police spokesperson James Kadadzera says police officers launched a manhunt of the two following a warrant of arrest issued by Interpol in Pretoria on Monday this week .

Meanwhile, Khumbo Soko who is one of the lawyers for Bushiri has told Nation Online that the police have currently detained the couple.

In a statement on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Bushiri pleaded with international community against extradition to South Africa arguing that the couple will not have fair trial.

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