South African singer, Babes Wodumo filed a lawsuit against DJ Mampintsha following an assault in a video that went viral. DJ Mampintsha was charged with assault under South Africa’s domestic violence laws, appeared in a Pinetown Magistrate’s Court in the coastal city of Durban. Mampintsha while speaking on the assault, apologized but claimed that he acted in self-defence.
DJ Mampintsha has been released on bail at 2,000 rands. While speaking with journalist outside the courtroom, he said was asleep when Wodumo arrived at their hotel room after a party.
“Babes arrived and she assaulted me. In my defence I hit her back,” he said, “I made a mistake but no-one can accept to be attacked while asleep in bed. I’m sorry for my actions. I ask for forgiveness for raising my hand against her,” he added.