5 South African Celebrities Who’ve Been Arrested
DJ Black Coffee
Award-winning house DJ Black Coffee was arrested for speeding allegedly while trying to attend to a family emergency.
The internationally acclaimed DJ was arrested on Christmas Eve in 2015 when he was caught traveling at 200km/h in a 120km/h zone. Black Coffee, whose real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo, was arrested on the N1 highway near the Muraisberg Bridge.
Muvhango actor; Mcdonald Ndou who plays the role of KK Mulaudzi was arrested with two of his accomplices during a Hawks operation at South Gate Mall, south of Johannesburg, where they allegedly attempted to extort R100 000 from a Gauteng businessman.
The three were facing seven charges of impersonating police officials, extortion, theft, kidnapping, corruption, defeating the ends of justice. Ndou remains a person of interest according to sources.
Muvhango and The Queen actress and Selimathunzi TV presenter; Khanya Mkangisa was arrested twice. She was first arrested for drinking and driving and also for a hit and run. The actress was allegedly involved in a high-speed chase with police officers after a hit and run incident and was arrested and taken into custody. A police officer informed the media: “She was arrested, detained, and released.”
Moja Love TV presenter and musician; Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye was arrested for culpable homicide for killing four school children during a drag racing accident. He was initially handed 20 years for murder but his sentence was reduced to 10 years.
Following his release in January 2017, the musician vowed to turn his life around and released a track titled “Ke kopa tshwarelo” which means please forgive me.
Former Generations actress; Maggie Benedict who played the role of Akhona was arrested for allegedly stealing a pack of panado tablets from Checkers.
The actress hasn’t appeared on TV since the incident.
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