- Shepherd Bushiri's court case has been set for 14 December in Malawi
- The High Court of Malawi is still in need of more information in order to push forward with the case
- Bushiri and his wife Mary mysteriously escaped from South Africa after their bail conditions prohibited them from doing so
The Malawi government has stated that self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri's case has been adjourned to resume on 14 December 2020. According to the country's Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako, the High Court in Malawi observed the Bushiris' appeal application and noted a number of things.
The court still needs some more information from the Bushiris' lawyers in order for them to be able to make more submissions regarding the case. The self-proclaimed prophet and his wife challenged whether their arrests were constitutional.
The pair handed themselves over to the authorities in Malawi after a notice was issued by Interpol. Bushiri and his wife mysteriously fled South Africa last month and their case has been ongoing in both Malawi and Mzansi.
Social media users in Mzansi reacted on Twitter about Bushiri's case:
@PileJoseph said: "He needs to come back to SA and account for his actions. want see if he will have the same support like the last time, now that he is also accused of rape."
@Chilo79778272 said: "The South African Government is just fooling the South African citizens. The so called Prophet Shepherd Bushiri is highly protected by RSA Politicians. Stop fooling us, we are not idiots."
One user, @thabilelr reacted upon finding out Bushiri's real name: "Who is Chipiliro Gama now? This papa’s given name is not even Shepherd Bushiri? Where did he get the new name from? What was the inspiration behind the name change? The drama of it all!"
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Prophet Shepherd Bushiri is under pressure as his extradition looms. The self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri is increasingly under more pressure as his extradition is moving forward.
He fled South Africa along with his wife, contravening his bail conditions. The Hawks are currently still investigating how Bushiri fled the country. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) previously submitted a request to the Malawi government but they say they have not received any communication from South Africa.
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Shepherd Bushiri's sister paid a fine for illegally being in Mzansi. A woman paid a fine of R10 000 for the admission of guilt for illegally being in South Africa.
She is believed to be the sister of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri, according to TimesLIVE. The woman is named Esther Bushiri and she is 26 years old. She appeared at the Midrand's magistrate's court for the case.
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