It is a Season of Troubles for Prophet Shepherd Bushiri as the South African governnent confirms another investigation against the charismatic leader.
Just recently, the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader spent five days behind bars following his arrest for alleged fraud and money laundering.
His arrest also followed a fatal stampede at his church that claimed the lives of three women on 28 December last year.
Now, according to a report by the Daily Sun, the Home Affairs Department in South Africa has confirmed starting an investigations into Prophet Bushiri’s residency.
The Department’s spokesperson Siya Qoza told the publication that the investigation into his residency is a routine exercise to establish his immigration status.
“Yes, we are investigating. We want to ascertain compliance with the Immigration Act and our actions support the work of law enforcement agencies,” said Qoza
Bushiri and his wife Mary are both on a K5.3 million bail each. They were granted bail after hiring one of Africa’s most expensive criminal attorneys, Barry Roux.