Reportedly, DJ Maphorisa Arrested For Assaulting Girlfriend

He is expected to appear in court today

By  | May 08, 2023, 02:02 PM  | DJ Maphorisa  | Top of The

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DJ and Amapiano music producer DJ Maphorisa has been allegedly arrested for assaulting his girlfriend, Thuli Phongolo. This comes after the former Generations actress and club DJ reportedly opened a case with the Sandton Police on Sunday afternoon.

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Although DJ Maphorisa and Thuli Phongolo have managed to keep their romance very private. However the news that shocking and damning allegations that have come to light have since confirmed their relationship.

According to the City Press, the Thuli Phongolo and DJ Maphorisa got into an argument that resulted to Phongolo being allegedly assaulted by DJ Maphorisa. Reportedly, the incident of their assault was revealed By Phongolo's statement that she filed at the Sandton Police Station.

"According to the statement, which City Press has seen, the incident started when Phongolo confronted Maphorisa about their previous night’s heated argument at a gig he was booked to perform at." reports the publication

Reportedly, the incident took place at Phongolo's new apartment in Sandton, Johannesburg. Police who saw Phongolo walking in to the station have confirmed that she suffered serious bruises on her neck. And in her statement, she mentioned how the argument started which later resulted her to being allegedly assaulted.

“On Sunday 2023/5/7 at about 12pm, I was at my place of residence with my boyfriend, Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe, better known as DJ Maphorisa. I confronted him so that we can talk about our argument, which happened the previous night during his gig,” said Phongolo in the statement.

Phongolo continued to allege how DJ Maphorisa have turned her into a punching bag by hitting and slapping her ovetime

"She told the police that when she confronted Maphorisa, he became aggressive and slapped her in the face. She described how he turned her into a punching bag after the slap on the face.  He became aggressive and started to punch me with his fists on my chest. He held me and took me to the balcony, and grabbed me aggressively by my neck. Phongolo added that he kept hitting her with his elbow on the balcony while they were fighting for her phone, which he had taken from her" reports the publication

Phongolo claims after surrendering her phone to DJ Maphorisa, he later called her manager, who took her to the police station to open an assault case.

"In her statement, she said she sustained bruises on her neck, chest, arms and right cheek. It’s unclear what triggered the argument, but sources say the two have been having serious problems in their relationship." reports the publication

Reported by the publication, a source in the music industry claimed that this was not the first time they had a heated argument. 

“They had a fight in early December after accusations of infidelity. They had another fight last month but never got to the police station,” revealed the source, as reported by the publication

DJ Maphorisa is expected to appear in the Randburg Magistrates’ Court on Monday (today) on charges of assault.

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