Prophet Bushiri & Wife, Mary Bushiri Granted Bail !
On Bushiri Bail – Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife pretty wife Mary are facing charges of fraud, money laundering and contravening the Prevention of Organised Crime Act.
Bushiri and his wife have been granted bail of R100,000 each.
Magistrate Martin Van Wyk said the accused had to provide compelling reasons for him to grant bail because the crimes they were being accused of fell under Schedule 5.
During the hearing of the bail, Bushiri and his wife, Mary, denied that they were responsible for the charges against them.
The prophet and his wife had no previous convictions against them or pending warrants of arrest.
The thrust of his affidavit read: Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader prophet Shepherd Bushiri is “happily married” and not involved in money laundering, organised crime or fraud.
The couple sat close together in the court room and the gallery was filled with family members. They looked unperturbed as their lawyer, advocate Johan Hattingh, read from the affidavit.