- A man had been killed after he and an accomplice allegedly robbed Prophet Shepherd Bushiri
- The man was reportedly murdered by two of Major 1's security guards
- The guards have since been arrested for the murder
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Two of Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's security guards have been arrested for the murder of a man who was accused of robbing Major 1.
The man had allegedly been stealing from the infamous self-proclaimed prophet's Midrand church.
The South African reported the security guards were apprehend by the cops on Monday, 15 May after they subsequently fled from the scene.
Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said:
“Police in Gauteng arrested two security guards yesterday, 25 May, 2020, at about 10:00, after a man and his friend were attacked by security guards on the R55 in Midrand.
“The man led the police to the scene of crime where the body of his friend was recovered. It is alleged that the two friends were attacked by four security guards, who accused them of people who stole from Pastor Bushiri’s church in Midrand. Two other security guards are still on the run.”
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Bushiri appears to be a target for thieves and hitmen. Briefly.co.za previously reported Bushiri revealed on Facebook he "survived an attempted assassination".
Taking to his official Facebook page, the infamous religious leader swiftly explained the harrowing ordeal.
He detailed how several "hitmen" surrounded his vehicle and it was caught on video - which has yet to be released.
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