Arthur Mofakate says he suffered depression during his assault trial

Arthur Mofakate says he suffered depression during his assault trial

The Midrand Magistrate's Court has acquitted muso Arthur Mafokate of the assault charge against him and put to end a 2-year-trial. He opened up and said the matter has affected him majorly and caused severe depression.

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On 28 August 2019, Kwaito musician, Arthur Mafokate, was acquitted of assault charges laid against him in 2017. The musician appeared in the Midrand Magistrate's Court, where the ruling was presented.

He was accused of assault by his former girlfriend, Busisiwe 'Cici' Thwala, after an alleged altercation turned violent.

Arthur has since spoken up about the matter, TimesLIVE reported, and admitted it affected him in a big way.

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The court ruling has brought to end a 2-year-long trial, but it might not be over just yet. Cici says she's not ready to give up and plans to file a civil case.

Arthur explained that he didn't release any music, nor did he perform or produce anything during the trial, and this led to him losing big contracts, which he claims were worth millions.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Arthur added he was humiliated and embarrassed by the whole thing.

On top of that, he suffered severe depression after anti-women abuse activists targeted him.

"My kids were humiliated by their friends as a result of this case. One day I went to a restaurant and I found a group of women eating, but then they left when I sat down a few paces away from them. I have gone through all this for something I never did."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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