JOHANNESBURG – The Lilongwe Magistrate Court has released Shepard Bushiri and his wife, Mary. The couple handed themselves over to Malawi authorities on Wednesday and were kept in custody overnight.
According to the Malawi court, the couple’s arrest is illegal, and they will be released with immediate effect, eNCA reports.
Hundreds of Bushiri supporters gathered in song and merrry celebrating his release.
The same excitement took place in South Africa when they were granted bail before they fled to Malawi.
They made their escape route mysterious and secretive as many speculations pointed to either having been via porous Beitbridge border post into Zimbabwe then Malawi.
This is a developing story.