A well-known television presenter appeared briefly at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Thursday as he stands accused of rape and attempted murder.
The Gauteng police spokesperson, Mavela Masondo, revealed that an arrest warrant had been issued for the prominent figure, leading to his surrender to authorities.
According to reports, the accused individual, Molemo Maarohanye aka Jub Jub who is also a renowned rapper, voluntarily handed himself over to the police at the Brixton precinct after learning about the warrant for his arrest.
The alleged crimes have sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry, leaving fans and fellow colleagues in disbelief.
Authorities have not released further details about the charges or the events leading up to the accusations to preserve the integrity of the ongoing investigation.
However, the rapper was released on R10,000 bail after he appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court briefly.