DJ pleads not guilty to girlfriend’s murder

2014-07-16 11:06
Donald Sebolai, known as DJ Donald Duck, arrives under police guard at the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto. (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

Donald Sebolai, known as DJ Donald Duck, arrives under police guard at the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto. (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

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Johannesburg - Radio DJ Donald Sebolai pleaded not guilty to the murder of his girlfriend Dolly Tshabalala when he appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

"I plead not guilty to the charge," he told the court.

The 37-year-old presenter at Soweto-based community radio station, Jozi FM, is applying for bail.

He told the court he was a father of three children from different mothers. The children lived with the mothers.

Sebolai is accused of murdering 32-year-old Tshabalala, his girlfriend, last month. She was stabbed several times and left in a locked flat in Jabulani, Soweto, on 29 June.

Sebolai, who had been on the run for over a week, apparently phoned her friend and confessed to killing her, police said at the time.

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