[durban] - Police say Babes Wodumo is not facing an assault charge

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Durban - POLICE have confirmed there is no case of assault against Babes Wodumo. Earlier on Tuesday, Mandla 'Mampintsha' Maphumulo's lawyer claimed they had opened a case of assault against Babes Wodumo, whose real name is Bongekile Simelane.

Maphumulo’s lawyer, Pat Magwaza, told eNCA on Tuesday that the kwaito musician had opened a counter-charge of assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm (assault GBH) against Babes Wodumo. This was also repeated by Maphumulo during a media briefing outside court on Tuesday.

Maphumulo was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and is accused of assaulting his long-time partner on Sunday night. The alleged incident was captured in a video which went viral on social media on Monday. Maphumulo was seen allegedly beating Babes Wodumo in a video which was beamed live on the gqom musician’s Instagram page....

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