Prophet Bushiri and his wife arrested for fraud and money laundering

South Africa based Malawian Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of Enlightened Christian Gathering has been arrested for ‘fraud and money laundering’ on Friday.

According to a statement by his church to confirm the news, it stated that Bushiri and his wife, Mary, were taken into custody on fraud and money laundering charges involving $1,148,341.

“They took the Prophet and our mother Prophetess Mary Bushiri in handcuffs to Pretoria. They have charged our father with fraud and money laundering,” the statement read.

The church statement further stated that at about 7 am on Friday, armed members of the police stormed the lavish hotel in Rustenburg; Sparkling Waters Hotel.

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Several South Africans came forward to share stories of how they allegedly lost money to Bushiri. One woman, Reneilwe Mphahlele, alleges that she paid an excessive R21 000 during Easter 2017 for a one-on-one- visit with the pastor.

This is not the first time the self-proclaimed prophet has been arrested.

On 18th January 2018 the website, Fox-news24 mimicking the popular US website FoxNews, published an article that, South Africa based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of Enlightened Christian Gathering was arrested at the John F. Kennedy Airport on suspicion of drug trafficking. And they wrote;

“NEW YORK – South Africa based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of Enlightened Christian Gathering was on Friday morning arrested at the John F. Kennedy Airport on suspicion of drug trafficking.”

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“Bushiri, who has been released on a $100,000 bail would be assisting the New York police in investigating a 10Kg cocaine found on the baggage carousel.”

“The cocaine which has a street market value of $1.5 million does not bear the pastor’s fingerprints but immediate forensic tests have proved his connection.”

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