- Two tents belonging to the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church were set alight
- Prophet Shepherd Bushiri took to Facebook to share photos of the damage the fire had done
- The fires came only days after Major One claimed he survived an assassination attempt
On Thursday, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri took to Facebook to share photos of two tents which had been torched.
According to Bushiri, the tents belonged to his church and claimed it was a deliberate attempt to destroy them.
He wrote on Facebook:
"This is to inform the general public that last night some people attempted to burn down our two main tents which we use as our overflows at Pretoria Showgrounds.
"We thank God that we quickly came in with our fire extinguishers and that the Fire Department acted in time.
"We believe the police and all investigating agencies will take up this matter seriously so that the people involved face the full arm of the law.
"As a church, we will continue in prayer, asking God to keep protecting us and, also, to shame and expose those who want to destroy the church He built. I have been persecuted - together with my church - and survived their bullets and cheap media propaganda. This too, shall pass."
Take a look at the post below:
The tents were burned only days after the self-proclaimed prophet claimed he survived an attempt on his life. Briefly.co.za reported that according to Bushiri, he was held at gunpoint by "hitmen" who surrounded his car.
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