PRETORIA - Government has formally sent a request to Lilongwe seeking the extradition of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary.
An assessment process will now begin in Malawi to ascertain whether or not the two can be brought back.
The Bushiris absconded while on bail.
Malawi's Information Minister and Government spokesperson Gospel Kazako said he could confirm the formal request from the South African government on Friday morning.
Kazako said the process will now be handled by the officers of the law.