Written by admin on October 30, 2020
Some Batswana have shared strong sentiments over the alleged fraud of Shepherd Bushiri, the leader of Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG): – many feel that indeed the self-proclaimed prophet is guilty as alleged while some think he is innocent.
This, as Bushiri awaits a verdict on his bail application today.Bushiri and his wife Mary spent the weekend in police custody at Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria, South Africa after being taken in last Thursday on Fraud and money laundering charges.The two and a co-accused have been alleged to have laundered R102 million (around 71 million pula) through an investment into one of Bushiri’s companies, called the Rising Estate.
Yarona FM took to the streets of Gaborone to get the public’s take on the matter. Bushiri is viewed by many in Botswana as a spiritual leader and his followers are willing to pay thousands of Pula to pilgrimage to South Africa in search spiritual guidance from the prophet popularly referred to as ‘Daddy’ or Major one!