- Shepherd and Mary Bushiri's bail appeal has been adjourned after a brief hearing at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court today
- The couple will hear on Wednesday, 4 November at 10 am if they will be granted bail
- South Africans have taken to social media to share their thoughts on the news about the religious leaders
Controversial religious leaders, Shepherd Bushiri and Mary will hear the outcome of their bail appeal on Wednesday, 4 November. The couple along with 3 co-accused appeared at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court earlier today.
Magistrate Thandi Thelede adjourned the matter stating that she required extra time to consider the information that was presented at the court. The bail ruling will be held at 10 am and Bushiri's official Facebook page has already asked followers to gather.
Twitter users have also got word of the case being adjourned and have taken to the social networking site to share their views on the case.
Take a look at the post from the self-proclaimed prophet's Facebook:
SowetanLive reported that the Bushiris have been in police custody since 20 October. While eNCA reported that the State said the couple are flight risks. Briefly.co.za took to Twitter to see what people are saying about the bail hearing:
"I think it's high time for #Bushiri to prophecy his release date, so we can see that is indeed powerful! Are you game?"
"May the judge not be well on Wednesday. All that I wish is for this bail hearing to drag until 2022 at least, I mean we deserve that as a country. #Bushiri"
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Shepherd and Mary Bushiri had returned to court with three others for a bail hearing this morning. The five appeared in court last week but the case had been postponed until today.
They are all facing charges of fraud, theft and money laundering amounting to over R100 million. The Bushiris' followers are once again outside the court in their numbers with banners and posters.
The official Facebook page for the controversial religious leader has been keeping his followers updated on court proceedings and the happenings outside of the court. Social media users have also been posting on their accounts about the Bushiris.
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