Pastor Bushiri ‘doesn’t mind’ losing Ksh39.2 million home

By BBC On Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 17:02 | < 1 min read
A South African magistrate had ordered Bushiri and his wife, Mary, to hand over the title deed of the property when they were granted bail. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
A South African magistrate had ordered Bushiri and his wife, Mary, to hand over the title deed of the property when they were granted bail. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
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    The home, which is near the capital, Pretoria, is valued at 5.5m South African rand (Ksh39.2 million), according to local media.

Fugitive Malawian pastor, Shepherd Bushiri, has said he doesn’t mind losing his palatial home in South Africa after a judge ordered it to be seized.

“My right to life is more important than any asset in this world,” the self-declared prophet said in a Facebook post.

A magistrate had ordered Bushiri and his wife, Mary, to hand over the title deed of the South African property when they were granted bail on charges of money laundering and fraud.

The couple deny the charges.

It emerged last week that they had fled to their home country of Malawi. The pastor said he had made a “tactical withdrawal” because they feared for their lives.

The home, which is near the capital, Pretoria, is valued at 5.5m South African rand (Ksh39.2 million), according to local media.

South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for the couple, and wants Malawi to extradite them.

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