Dimakatso Ratselane Biography – Dimakatso Ratselane Wiki
Dimakatso Ratselane is a South African radio personality. She is a specialist Producer and Presenter at Lesedi FM. She has worked with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) since January 2004. On 1 June 2019, she was recognized by the board and management of the SABC for her 15 years of “unbroken service.”
Dimakatso Ratselane Stabbing
It is alleged that the well-known radio presenter, Dimakatso Ratselane, and her husband left their home in Mandela View traveling to Phase 2 where they were to fetch their children. Along the way, they quarreled and they ended up in an informal settlement popularly known as Dinaweng. Community members and friends found Dimakatso in a critical condition near Bra-White’s tavern around midnight. Her body was covered with blood indicating that she suffered multiple stab wounds. She was taken to Pelonomi hospital and the police arrived this morning (Thursday, 11 February 2021) at about 04:00. They found her in a bad state as she could not even speak. The hunt for the suspect started immediately. A case of attempted murder was opened at Kagisanong Police Station, according to the Office of the Provincial Commissioner of Free State.
Following the incident, SABC realesed the following statement on Friday 12 February 2021: The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is saddened by the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) incident concerning one of its female news employee based in the Free State.
The SABC wishes to express outrage and condemns the incident with the contempt it deserves. The Corporation views the horrendous incident as one of the enormous threats to the right to life, family stability, social progress, women advancement and productivity in the workplace
The SABC wishes the concerned employee a speedy recovery and will provide all the necessary support.
As a public service broadcaster, the SABC remains an important institution for empowering citizens with valuable information, to create awareness regarding various social ills including the intractable and atrocious Gender-Based Violence. The SABC is committed to continuing playing its critical role in heightening citizen vigilance and consciousness in this matter.
Dimakatso Ratselane Husband
Lesedi FM presenter Dimakatso Ratselane’s husband, Mackenzie Ratselane, is alleged to have stabbed her multiple times on 11 February in Mangaung, Bloemfontein. A warrant of arrest for the 39-year-old was issued on Monday, 15 February 2021 after attempts by the police to contact him were futile. He was arrested in Ennerdale, Johannesburg, on Tuesday, 16 February 2021 after allegedly being on the run.
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Free State said in a statement following the arrest: “Within 24 hours after his warrant of arrest was issued, the team worked around the clock, following all leads, until the early hours of this morning when they followed intelligence-driven information which led them to a house in Gauteng province.
“On Tuesday, 16 February 2021 at about 10:30 the Free State team supported by Soweto Flying squad arrived at a house in Ennerdale, where they found the suspect in hiding. He was taken into police custody and will appear in court soon to face a charge of attempted murder.”
Free State Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane thanked the team for all their hard work. The Provincial Commissioner said, “Our gratitude goes to our team for all their efforts in making sure that we get the perpetrator behind bars. All information from our communities is appreciated as it also played a vital role, and I would like to thank them for that as well. Any act of gender-based violence will never have space in this province.”
Dimakatso Ratselane Age
Dimakatso Ratselane’s age is unclear. Dimakatso Ratselane’s husband, Mackenzie Ratselane, is aged 39.
Dimakatso Ratselane Instagram
She goes by the name Dimakatso Madisema Ratselane on Instagram. Her Instagram account (@folotsiratselane) has over 500 followers.