Mampintsha arrested, to appear in court soon

Kwaito artist Mandla 'Mampintsha' Maphumulo has been arrested.
Kwaito artist Mandla 'Mampintsha' Maphumulo has been arrested.

Police have confirmed that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the assault of music star Babes Wodumo.

“A suspect has been arrested but he cannot be named because he has not yet appeared in court,” Brigadier Vish Naidoo said.

Babes was, on Sunday, seen on an Instagram live video – which was later deleted – being assaulted by her long-time boyfriend Mampintsha

Earlier today her family held a short press conference to thank South Africans for their support.

Babes Wodumo’s mother and father spoke at a press conference on March 5 2019 in Durban after the events which unfolded after a video was posted on Wodumo’s Instagram account, allegedly showing an abusive altercation between herself and her long-term boyfriend.

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