Kelly Khumalo arrested for assault

Khumalo and her sister were arrested for allegedly assaulting Senzo Meyiwa’s wife.

Singer Kelly Khumalo. Picture: Sebabatso Mosamo/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Afro-pop singer Kelly Khumalo has been arrested and charged with assault.

Khumalo and her sister were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly assaulting the wife of Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa.

The police's Lungelo Dlamini confirmed that a case of assault was opened up by Mandisa Meyiwa.

The incident allegedly took place on the M1 Highway.

"She was arrested yesterday following an assault incident in August on the M1. She was arrested and released on bail of R1,000."

The award-winning singer and reality TV star has a son with hip hop artist Molemo 'Jub Jub' Maarohanye, who was convicted for murder last year.

Her biography, _The Kelly Khumalo Story, _revealed details of their abusive relationship.

Khumalo is scheduled to appear in the Hillbrow Magistrates Court today.