- Malawian police authorities stopped the self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri's family from leaving the country for Kenya
- According to various reports, the Bushiri family are welcome by Kenyan authorities to seek asylum in the country
- Meanwhile, many South Africans have shared their thoughts on the controversial church family being nabbed by the authorities
Recent reports reveal that the controversial church leaders of the ECG church, self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary Bushiri's family members were stopped at a Malawian International airport while trying to leave the country.
According to the reports, Bushiri's daughters and mother-in-law were leaving to seek asylum in Kenya where Kenyan authorities would welcome them. Unfortunately, their plans were thwarted by authorities who barred them from leaving.
Meanwhile, after hearing about the news, South Africa pro-Bushiri and anti-Bushiri supporters quickly headed online to share what they think about the couple's family being barred from leaving.
Read a few of their comments below:
Njabulo Mnyandu said:
"Good job done by the Malawian government, he mustn't be allowed to hop to another country in an attempt to defeat the ends of justice. He must be brought back to South Africa to answer for his alleged crimes of fraud and rape."
Mthokozisi Dennis Ntuli:
"For your own good health, please leave this the prophet alone. He won't go down no matter the stones thrown at him. The more you lie about him is the more you advertise him freely, elevate him and now he is the number one known man all over the world. Obvious I'm one of the millions of his followers and there's nothing you can do about it"
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that 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 8 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.
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