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Pirates player released on bail after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

By Tatenda Marwodzi

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Orlando Pirates star player, Thembinkosi Lorch, has been released on ZAR2000 (US$118) bail after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.According to a statement lodged by girlfriend Nokuphiwa Mathithibala at Midrand Police Station, the incident occurred on Sunday after she questioned him about his whereabouts. After a heated verbal exchange between the two he strangled her.

“The victim was allegedly rescued by the suspect’s friend who was present at the time of the incident,” confirmed police spokesman Kay Makhubele.Orlando Pirates Football Club refused to comment on this case in particular but assured the public that they “condemn all forms of violence against women and children”.“We need to respect the process undertaken by authorities and allow the law to take its course,” the club’s statement read.Thembinkosi Lorch is expected to appear again in court next month.


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