- Social media users have taken to Twitter using the hashtag #DimakatsoRatselane to share their reactions to the news of Dimakatso Ratselane's brutal attack
- The attack has focussed the spotlight on gender-based violence and what the government is doing about it
- Social media users shared messages of support for Ratselane and demanded that her attacker be arrested
Social media users have taken to Twitter to demand justice for #DimakatsoRatselane after news broke of the Dimakatso Ratselane's brutal attack.
Her husband is the prime suspect and police have launched a manhunt for him, the former policeman has been on the run since Wednesday.
Ratselane's attack has brought gender-based violence back into the spotlight and sparked a debate online.
Briefly.co.za has taken a look at some of the things being spoken about on Twitter.
"Let us also remember to put her in our prayers for speedy recovery, no one should go through what she went, ilwa Ntombi ilwa."
"I pray that the man who stabbed Dimakatso Ratselane be arrested. What he did to her is brutal. Wish her a speedy recovery."
"It is time that our judiciary deal with cases such as these with the harshest penalty."
"Gender-based violence should be treated in the same light as Murder, that is the only way it will be eradicated."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Lesedi FM anchor Dimakatso Ratselane was brutally attacked and is in critical condition in Bloemfontein Hospital after being stabbed multiple times.
Police have launched a manhunt for Ratselane's husband who is a suspect in the investigation.
Her family is struggling to deal with the violent attack and Ratselane's children have not been told yet.
Free State premier, Sisi Ntombela, said that the shocking attack is a violent reminder of the level of gender-based violence in the country according to SABC News.
In other news, Primedia Broadcasting has parted ways with DJ Fresh and Euphonik, the media company confirmed in a statement on Wednesday night, 10 February.
DJ Fresh and Euphonik trended on social media a few weeks back after a woman accused them of drugging her and sexually assaulting her while she was still a student some years back.
Both the musician's names have been trending on Twitter since the news broke that Primedia has decided to release the two stars from their contracts.
In the statement, Primedia Broadcasting said:
"After careful consideration of the events of the last few weeks, the company has decided to release DJ Fresh and Euphonik from their contracts."
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