Bushiri, wife Marry out of the police cell

By Tawonga Sesani

PRETORIA-(MaraviPost)-Self-proclaimed Prophet and leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary, have been granted bail

The two we’re arrested in October on charges of theft, money Laundering and Fraud to the tune of R102 million (MK5 billion).

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Monday that his department had uncovered evidence that the Bushiris entered the country using visitors’ visas, and opted to conduct business, which is not allowed.

The couple having spent 14 nights in custody has been ordered to pay a total of about k20 million, each paying half of the amount.

The prophet has been barred from making any threatening statement or referring to the case during his church sermons, should he not obey the order the bail will be revoked.

Two previous notices sent to the Bushiris explaining details in their permanent residence applications were also withdrawn.

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