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Joy for Orlando Pirates star Thembinkosi Lorch as court withdraws case of beating up his girlfriend

Thembinkosi Lorch

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Tuesday confirmed that the assault case against Orlando Pirates‘ football player, Thembinkosi Lorch, was provisionally withdrawn in the Randburg Magistrates’ Court earlier today.

In September 2020, Lorch was arrested by police after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend, Nokhupiwa Mathithibala, who laid a complaint of assault against him at Midrand Police station at the time.

Thembinkosi Lorch

In a statement, the NPA gave the following update, “Lorch, through his legal team, submitted representations to the senior public prosecutor (SPP) and after considering such representations, the SPP took a decision to provisionally withdraw the prosecution against Lorch.

The prosecutor instructed the (South African Police Service) to conduct further investigations and the NPA will be guided by that investigation process on whether or not to proceed with prosecuting Lorch.”


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Mzansi star who has got the world dancing in the palm of her hands through her adorable vocals from the hit songs like Jerusalema, Xola Moya Wami, only to mention a few, Nomcebo Zikode has left her fans in shock after posting her alleged new boyfriend.

Nomcebo Zikode

The singer is a private person, especially on matters about her life. However, according to her posts on various social media platforms, one can assume that she is in a relationship. Learn More