Cops called in as people protested outside Bushiri's church

Cops called in as people protested outside Bushiri's church

Pretoria residents protested against Prophet Bushiri's Enlightened Christian Gathering Church, and want him to pack up and go. The South African Police Service was called to the scene after protestors started burning tyres and blocking the church's gate.

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The stampede that took place at Pastor Bushiri's church has South Africans very angry, and they want him to pack his things and leave.

The church is in hot water with South Africans as well as the police. Briefly.co.za reported earlier that the South African Police Service has opened a case of defeating the ends of justice against Bushiri’s church.

The case and the protests come after three women died during a stampede at the church on 28 December. The church failed to inform the authorities of the deaths and removed the bodies on their own.

EWN reported that police officers were called to the scene where people were protesting.

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The South African Civic Organisation led the protests and the regional secretary, Portia Mokwena, stated that Bushiri owes South Africans answers.

She promised the church would not be allowed to operate until answers were given, according to a report by News24.

People died in that church and there is nothing happening against the church. A woman from our community was informed today (Friday, 4 January) that her mother was among those who died in Bushiri's church.
She was not aware where her mother was until she was told that she was dead. We want answers and this church will not operate until he gives us what we want. Bushiri is not in the country now, we are aware that he is coming on January 18 to take more money and leave.

Protestors blocked the church's gate and burned tyres, which resulted in the police being called to the scene.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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