TV Presenter Jub Jub Released on R10 000 Bail
Popular TV presenter and renowned hip hop star, Jub Jub, whose real name is Molemo Maarohanye, appeared in the Johannesburg magistrate’s court on Thursday to face charges of alleged rape, attempted murder, and assault. This follows a criminal case opened against him in February 2022 by a well-known actress and media personality.
Voluntarily Surrendered After Arrest Warrant Issued
On Thursday morning, Jub Jub surrendered himself to the authorities at the Brixton police station. This action came after an arrest warrant had been issued against him. Gauteng police spokesperson, Mavela Masondo, confirmed that the case was scheduled to be heard in the magistrate’s court on the same day.
Details of the Allegations Remain Unclear
As of now, the specific details surrounding the alleged crimes committed by Maarohanye remain unclear. The hip hop star is well-known for hosting the popular Moja Love show, Uyajola 99, but it is yet to be determined how and when the offenses in question were allegedly committed.
Police Sources Reveal Progress of the Investigation
Sources close to the police investigation shed some light on the matter, indicating that after conducting a thorough investigation, the case docket was submitted to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for a decision. Subsequently, the NPA determined that there was sufficient evidence to proceed with the prosecution of the suspect, leading to the issuance of the arrest warrant.
Jub Jub Granted R10 000 Bail
Following his appearance in court, Jub Jub was granted bail in the amount of R10 000. This means he will be released from custody pending the ongoing legal proceedings. The court will continue to address the charges of rape, attempted murder, and assault as the case unfolds.
Continuing Legal Proceedings
The case has garnered significant media attention due to Jub Jub’s celebrity status. As legal proceedings continue, the public will be closely following the developments in this high-profile case. The Johannesburg magistrate’s court will be responsible for overseeing the trial and ensuring that justice is served fairly and impartially.
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