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Chicco Twala due back in court in August for assaulting City Power technician

Chicco Twala was arrested at the weekend for allegedly attacking a Metropolis Electrical power technician who was functioning to restore an electrical fault in Bloubosrand, north of Joburg.

FILE: Chicco Twala. Photo: Twitter/@ernest_have

JOHANNESBURG – Musician Ernest Chicco Twala is expected back again in court docket in August for his assault circumstance.

Twala was arrested at the weekend for allegedly attacking a City Energy technician who was working to restore an electrical fault in Bloubosrand, north of Joburg.

The musician appeared at the Randburg Magistrate’s Courtroom on Tuesday in which he was launched on R2,000 bail.

“A technician alleges that Mr Twala strangled him and afterwards pointed one thing that resembles a firearm at him,” mentioned the NPA’s Phindi Mjonondwane.

In the meantime, Joburg Natural environment and Infrastructure Companies MEC Michael Sunlight have condemned violence towards Metropolis Ability officers.

“Although we entirely realize and admit the irritation of residences when it arrives to power outages, Town Ability experts are continuously uncovered to dangers to retain the lights on in Johannesburg. Gun-toting and threatening any individual all through the bring about of their obligation is unquestionably unacceptable it have to be dealt with the full might of the law,” Solar explained.