Popular South African radio DJs, DJ Fresh and DJ Euphonik has officially decided to pull away from all their public engagements amid a serious rape allegations made against them.
The DJs and music producers on Saturday released a joint statement on Twitter revealing officially that they’ve “decided to step away from all public work engagements until such time that the serious allegations of rape and drug abuse have been resolved and the law has taken its course”
— DJ Fresh (Big Dawg) (@DJFreshSA) January 16, 2021
— Euphonik™♛ (@euphonik) January 16, 2021
The DJs reached out an agreement with the managements at the Primedia radio broadcasting station and decided to stay clear from all radio broadcast and projects they had with the radio outlet.
Few days ago the two DJs where accused of rape and drug abuse by a woman who took to her Twitter account to share what she went through with them.
Already the Gauteng police has officially launched a formal case of rape against the two.
Speaking on Saturday was the CEO of the media outlet, Geraint Crwys Williams said that they have allowed the two DJs to have a temporal break from their respective involvements in the radio stations to enable them focus on addressing the rape case charged against them.
“Primedia Broadcasting, DJ Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and Euphonik (Themba Nkosi) have reached a mutual decision for both DJs to step down from their roles at 947 to allow them to focus on addressing the recent allegations levelled against them,” says Primedia Broadcasting CEO Geraint Crwys-Williams.
“We welcome their approach in this matter and appreciate the manner in which they are managing a challenging situation” Crwys-Williams