- The extradition hearing date for the self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd, and his wife Mary Bushiri will take place on the 8th of March
- According to reports, the Malawi government applied for the couple to be extradited last year
- The couple escaped to their home country Malawi after receiving bail here in South Africa
Finally, there has been progress in the widely covered Shepherd and Mary Bushiri case. Recent reports reveal that the formal hearing for their extradition from Malawi to South Africa will begin on the 8th of March this year.
The two fled to Malawi shortly after receiving bail in South Africa after they were held on charges of theft, money laundering, and fraud. At the time, Bushiri had said that he and his wife had feared for their lives which caused them to flee.
Thousands of South Africans have been patiently waiting to hear what the fate will be for the controversial church leaders while their supporters have remained by their side offering their unfaltering support.
Here are comments made about the hearing:
"South African tell me y’all gonna get some refunds from Shepard Bushiri"
"I don't see how a government that can't find and arrest Bushiri can have the ability to arrest someone like Zuma."
"What happened with Bushiri being extradited back here ? So he got away with it ?"
Briefly.co.za recently reported that Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary Bushiri are in high spirits about the news that self-proclaimed prophet Jay Israel had been arrested by the South African police for allegedly carrying fake passports.
Jay Israel, who is a Zimbabwean Church leader based in East London, had on various occasions warned people against Bushiri and his "false" prophecies under the guise that he wanted to "free the African child from being deceived".
Now that Israel is facing trouble with the law, Bushiri has taken to Facebook to credit God for the downfall of those he calls his enemies, adding that God is not yet done dealing with those who have wished ill on his life.
"It is very unfortunate, however, to see that the same people that were declaring my downfall, pioneering campaigns to bring me down and spreading wicked lies about my wife and I, are now suffering the same fate they wished against me. "As I am speaking, the pioneers of these reprehensible acts are being taken down one-by-one," wrote Bushiri
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