Marizka Coetzer
Journalist
2 minute read
19 Nov 2020
6:15 pm

Bushiri lost his little piece of South African ‘paradise’

Marizka Coetzer

The Bushiris' failure to appear in court on Thursday, means they lose this multimillion-rand home in a luxurious Centurion estate.

This plush pad now belongs to the South African state. Picture: Supplied

The house which was forfeited to the state as a result of Shepherd Bushiri and his wife skipping bail, is a "little piece of paradise" according to one of his neighbours in the plush Midstream Estate. The fugitive couple Shepherd and Mary Bushiri's failure to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Thursday meant that their R5.5 million house in Midstream in Centurion was forfeited to the state, as one  the conditions of their bail. An application for the property to be seized was submitted on Thursday morning, and granted by the court. According to Sipho Ngwema, spokesperson for the...