PITCH BLACK AFRO CHARGED WITH MURDER
LOCAL rapper Pitch Black Afro hasbeen charged with premeditatedmurder and defeating the ends ofjustice after his wife, Catherine Modusane,died in a Johannesburgbed and breakfast on December 31.
He appeared briefly in the JohannesburgMagistrate’s Court yesterdayafternoon. The case waspostponed to January 15.
The artist, whose real name isThulani Ngcobo, told the court hecould not afford to pay for a lawyerand he would apply for legalaid.
Ngcobo was arrested on Tuesdayafter a pathologist who examinedModusane’s body found that shecould have died from injuries thatwere observed, police spokespersonLungelo Dlamini told News24.
Dlamini said Modusane wasfound in a room at a bed andbreakfast in Bellevue, Johannesburg,with injuries to her upper body.
On Wednesday, Daily Sun reportedthat sources close to the couplesaid they had been fighting thenight before Modusane was founddead in her room.
However, Ngcobo dismissed theclaims.