Well-known rapper and TV personality Molemo Maarohanye has been granted R10 000 bail on Thursday after he handed himself over earlier.
BREAKING NEWS – JUB JUB APPEARED IN THE JHB MAGISTRATE’S COURT
Maarohanye, known as Jub Jub, appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court.
Gauteng police earlier on Thursday confirmed that he handed himself over and has been arrested and charged with rape, assault and attempted murder.
HE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH RAPE, ASSAULT AND ATTEMPTED MURDER
“Police can confirm that a well-known rapper handed himself over to the police in Brixton on Thursday after a warrant of arrest was issued against him. He is expected to appear before the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court today facing charges of rape, attempted murder and assault.”
Police spokesperson Lt Col Mavela Masondo said.
The South African reported earlier Jub Jub in 2021, during an interview with MacG on Podcast and Chill, he discussed his relationship with actress Amanda du-Pont.
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Following the interview, the Skeem Saam actress alleged in a video that the musician raped her multiple times for two years while they were together.
Following her video, he issued a public apology on his Instagram page but denied raping the media personality.
“It was inappropriate for me to discuss the intimate details of my relationship with Ms Du-Pont in public. I deeply regret the incident. I wish to apologise unreservedly to Amanda for the humiliation and hurt I caused her,” he wrote.
HE MADE HEADLINES IN 2010 WITH HIS ACCIDENT
Jub Jub made headlines in 2010 when he caused a car crash which claimed the lives of four children and left two brain damaged. The hip hop artist was sentenced to 25 years behind bars in 2012. He was released on parole in January 2017.