Shepherd Bushiri: Fugitive Malawi pastor surrenders to police
20 Nov 2020

A controversial millionaire pastor has turned himself in to police after South Africa issued a warrant of arrest against him for skipping bail and fleeing home to Malawi.

Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary, are facing charges of money laundering and fraud in South Africa.

On Saturday he told his social media followers that he had left the country because he had received death threats.

In an interview with the BBC, he refused to reveal how he escaped.

Police in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe say the couple surrendered on Wednesday as officers were looking for them following an arrest warrant they received from Interpol.

Some reports say that the self-declared “prophet” and his wife were smuggled out last week by a sophisticated syndicate which specialises in taking stolen cars from South Africa to Malawi.

Read more at BBC News

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