Mampintsha arrested for assaulting Babes Wodumo
South African Artist Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo has been arrested and is currently in police custody, in connection with an assault on gqom artist Bongekile “Babes Wodumo” Simelane.
She filmed the incident on her Instagram account.
According to national police spokesperson Vishnu Naidoo, “the suspect in the Babes Wodumo assault case has been arrested and is currently in police custody.” He said the person would appear in court soon.
Musician Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo has been granted bail of R2 000 in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court.
Maphumulo appeared in court today after his arrest with an apparent injury to his right foot. He was told not to communicate with Simelane.
He has also laid a counter-charge of assault against Simelane, according to comments his lawyer gave to eNCA.
He claims that Babes Wodumo has alcohol problems and she has continuously attacked him,
“She beat me- I can’t walk”