Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary escaped South Africa last week in violation of their bail conditions claiming that their lives were in danger.

The couple is facing charges of theft, fraud and money laundering. They are now in their home country of Malawi.

The National Prosecuting Authority has apparently issued three warrants of arrest against Shepherd Bushiri for r_ape charges.

The NPA stated that Bushiri r_aped three ladies who were members of his church.

The cases were opened at different police stations across the country including in Pretoria where his church is headquartered.