- When it came to light that veteran singer Abigail Kubeka was assaulted after a car accident, South Africans were irate
- The 74-year-old revealed that a taxi driver attacked her and she sustained injuries to her face and upper body
- Now, almost a month later, police can't say for certain where the man is as he's 'on the run'
The assault case against a taxi driver who allegedly assaulted one of Mzansi's most admired and iconic singers, Abigail Kubeka, has hit an obstacle.
TimesLIVE reports that the police have confirmed that the suspect is 'on the run'. The man has been successfully identified though.
Provincial police spokesperson Brig Mathapelo Peters said:
"I can confirm that the suspect, whose identity is now known, is still on the run. Police are appealing to anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of the suspect ... to report to the police in Orlando or utilise the newly-launched MySAPS app to give a tip-off to the police."
The alleged assault followed a collision between Abigail and the taxi driver while she was on her way to work.
She has since spoken up and said she was very scared and feared for the worst.
The Human Rights Commission has expressed its disgust with the assault and promised to reach out to Abigail.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the singer told Drum magazine that she has received flowers and chocolates from the Meadowlands Taxi Association, which apologised to her for the incident.
She wants the man to turn himself in and said:
"I really feel sorry for this boy. He should just turn himself in."
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