'Prophet' Bushiri, wife remanded in custody

Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary will be kept behind bars. eNCA's Tshegohaco Moagi has more. Courtesy #DStv403

PRETORIA - Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary will have to spend more time in jail. 

They'll be remanded in custody at the Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria until Friday. 

READ: Bushiri's supporters protest outside court

This comes after the pair appeared in the Pretoria magistrate's court on Wednesday on charges of fraud, theft and money-laundering to the tune of over R100-million. 

Their status in the country was also questioned.

According to a high court ruling, their permanent residency remains unchanged. 

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eNCA