Shepherd Bushiri claims someone has attempted to poison his wife

Shepherd Bushiri claims someone has attempted to poison his wife

Pastor Shepherd Bushiri, who has been released on bail earlier this week, addressed his supporters last night. During a live broadcast, the 'prophet' claimed that his wife had been poisoned.

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Pastor Shepherd Bushiri hosted a live broadcast for his supporters last night, thanking them for their support over the past five 'challenging' weeks.

During the broadcast, he had revealed that his wife, Mary Bushiri, had been poisoned to 'within an inch of her life'.

Bushiri had said the he could not sleep before relaying his thanks to supporters, despite having dealt with the trauma of the alleged attempted murder of his partner.

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READ ALSO: Shepherd and Mary Bushiri have been granted bail at R100 000 each

Briefly.co.za reported that the couple were facing charges of fraud, money laundering among other crimes. The duo has been released from prison on bail which was set at R100 000 each.

Hawks spokesman, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, recently commented, saying that:

“The Hawks’ case against the pair concerns alleged offences of fraud, money laundering and contravention of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act (POCA). The crimes were committed from 2015 in relation to Exchange Control Regulations related to foreign currency in an amount of $1,147,200 (about R15.3m),”

The pastor also took a moment to thank Andile Mngxitama, who claimed Bushiri was being 'demonised' because he was a 'successful black man'.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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