Media personality Boity Thulo took to Instagram on Saturday writing: “I was indeed an unfortunate victim of a vicious assault.”
The news comes shortly after City Press reported Friday that the accused was to appear in the Midrand Magistrate’s Court after allegedly throwing a bottle of alcohol at the television presenter, which slashed her face during an argument at a hotel on Thursday evening.
Eyewitness accounts say Boity was badly injured during the altercation and was taken to hospital by ambulance shortly after.
The 31-year-old said in her statement on social media that she has since opened up a case against the perpetrator without directly naming the accused.
“I respectfully request some space as I try find a way to heal both physically and emotionally from this traumatic experience,” she said.
She concluded: “I have all the faith in our criminal justice system and implore everyone to stand firmly against GBV.”
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