Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries founder and leader, Prophet Walter Magaya is has been arrested and released on $300 bail following his arrest on three counts of advertising medicine without approval.
Magaya was arrested yesterday after the joint press conference with the ministry of health where he apologized about his HIV cure claim.
He is being charged of contravening Section 41 Medicines and Allied Substances Control Act.
It is the state’s case that on 31 October 2018, Magaya made an advertisement on Yadah TV and on Aretha Medical website www.arethamedical.com of Aguma medicine which he claimed was a cure for HIV, AIDS cancer and other ailments.
The court heard that, Magaya further made claims on Aretha medical website and that Aretha medical and himself were manufacturers of the Aguma medicine which he claimed can cure HIV.
Police later searched Magaya’s Marlborough offices where they seized twenty travelling bags containing empty capsules, plastic containers and plastic container lids.
Magaya allegedly destroyed some of the exhibits by flashing them in the office toilets and burning the containers which were however recovered half burnt.