Prophet Shephard Bushiri at the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court.
Frennie Shivambu, Gallo Images
A warrant for the arrest of evangelist, Shepherd Bushiri, and his wife Mary has been issued, according to South African government spokesperson Phumla Williams.
“He is a wanted man as of today,” Williams told News24.
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The warrant was issued by the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court.
The Bushiris are accused along with three others of fraud involving around R102 million.
This is a developing story. More information to follow.
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