- Two religious figures will be heading to the Pretoria High Court this morning
- This comes after Bushiri issued a summons to Mboro following allegations made by Mboro about Bushiri's alleged forex scam
- Bushiri has said that Mboro is trying to tarnish his name
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Two controversial and prominent religious figures, Shepard "Major 1" Bushiri and Pastor Mboro, will be going head-to-head in the Pretoria High Court this morning. This follows comments made by Mboro around Bushiri's alleged involvement in forex commodity scams.
In an attempt to prove his innocence and clear his name, Bushiri instructed his lawyers to issue a summons calling on Mboro to face him in the Pretoria court this morning.
Last year Bushiri and his wife both faced the judge in court after allegations of fraud and money laundering. Pastor Mboro, who has had a long-standing disagreement with Bushiri, was also present in court.
Meanwhile Briefly.co.za recently reported about other legal issues the controversial man of God finds himself faced with. Weeks ago, eTV aired the exclusive interview conducted with two women who claimed that Prophet Shepard Bushiri had raped them on separate occasions.
According to the women, Bushiri had lured them to hotel rooms, where the rape occurred. On the first occasion, the woman says she was asked to come for a prayer session at the hotel. According to her, once she arrived, Bushiri proceeded to kiss and hug her.
The second woman, also lured to a hotel room, this time for a "Bible reading" session, claimed she walked into the room to a naked Bushiri. Both women were reportedly given R5 000 by Bushiri after their ordeals.
Bushiri has responded to these claims by accusing the women of trying to extort him, under the influence of law enforcement officials. He says the women approached him asking for large amounts of money for the show not to be aired.
“This woman, for the past three years, has been running an extortion syndicate against me through sending girls to demand money from us and if we don’t give, she told the girls to go public and accuse us of raping them,” Bushiri said in a statement.
He has also said that he would be suing the women for false allegations and extortion, claiming that he had recorded them demanding money from him.
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