DJ Fresh and Dj Euphonik suspended over rape allegations
Prominent DJs Fresh whose birth name is Thato Sikwane and Euphonik whose real name is Themba Nkosi have been suspended from radio over rape allegations levelled against them on social media.
@Namapree took to Twitter with allegations that the had gang-raped her and three friends. The young lady has officially placed rape charges against the music duo.
Gauteng police have confirmed that a formal case has been opened AT Sunnyside in regards with rape and the duo. The lady whose name has been withheld alleges that she attended a chill as with a friend who had been invited by one of the DJs. The lady claims they were drugged alongside 2 other girls. While she is not sure who raped her, she alleges that one or both of them raped her. All this happened in 2011 when she was in the second year at a local University.
Primedia has released a statement stating that both DJs will be stepping down from their roles at 94.7 Highveld Stereo
Below, please find the statement from Primedia. The spokesperson is Geraint Crwys-Williams, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Primedia Broadcasting.
“Primedia Broadcasting, DJ Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and Euphonik (Themba Nkosi) have reached a mutual decision for both DJs to step down from their roles at 947 to allow them to focus on addressing the recent allegations levelled against them. We welcome their approach in this matter and appreciate the manner in which they are managing a challenging situation.”
Fresh & Euphonik Statement
In light of the serious allegations levelled against us, we’ve decided to step away from all public work engagements until such time that this matter has been resolved and the law has taken its course.