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Chilli M took bribes because of financial problems

By Faeza
08 July 2016

On July 7 SABC released a media statement that said Ukhozi FM DJ Chilli M had been fired with immediate effect for conducting payola.

Talking to Daily Sun Chilli M stated that he had financial problems and that is why he took bribes in exchange for playlisting music of the people who enticed him.

"I was tempted because I had lost my daughter and was in financial distress," he told the People's Paper.

His one-year-old daughter died in a car accident last year. She was travelling with her mother, his wife, and their son.

His wife and son were also seriously injured in the accident.

The SABC institute a criminal case against all parties who were involved.