Jub Jub hands himself over to police

Rapper and TV presenter Molemo Maarohanye popularly known as Jub Jub appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

The Uyajola99 host faces charges of rape, attempted murder and assault. He was granted R10 000 bail.

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According to reports he handed himself over to the Brixton Police Station after a warrant of arrest was issued out. The case was postponed to August 24. The National Prosecuting Authority(NPA) said Maarohanye bail conditions include not leaving the country without applying with the court and was also requested to hand over his travel documents to the investigating officer. He is also not allowed to make contact with any witnesses.

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TV channel Moja Love also issued out a media release stating they are aware of his appearance on the various charges.”The channel will monitor progress on this matter and will allow the law to take its course,” reads the statement.

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This is not the rapper’s first encounter with the law as he was previously convicted for culpable homicide in 2014 when he together with Themba Tshabalala crashed into a group of children in 2012. This resulted in four deaths and two suffering brain damage. They were  released on parole in 2017.

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