Just over every week after a showdown ensued between Jub Jub and Amanda du-Pont on account of MacG’s podcast, another showdown is brewing between former lovers Teko Modise and Lizelle Tabane.
On Monday, Tabane served Modise with a letter of demand which she additionally shared on her Instagram profile.
According to the letter drafted by Manala & Co. Incorporated, Tabane finds the claims Modise made on MacG’s podcast episode, posted on 9 December, irresponsible and insensitive, particularly throughout a time that the nation was speculated to be observing a interval of 16 Days of Activism in opposition to Abuse.
“It is widespread trigger that you just publicly made allegations that our shopper had made false claims about the assault you meted out on her throughout June 2014 at your residence in Willowbrook Estate, Ruimsig.”
The letter went on to recall the occasions across the time Modise allegedly abused Tabane, which reportedly ended with members of the South Africa Police Service (Saps) convincing Tabane to not press prices in opposition to her then-fiancé as a consequence of his standing as a public figure.
“As a results of the assault, our shopper suffered bruises on her neck (from choking), swollen lips, chipped tooth and a bruised eye and nostril.”
The letter additional alleged that Modise paid for Tabane’s dental session to take care of her chipped tooth and attended to her accidents in an effort to minimise their look forward of her first day of labor at a brand new job.
Speaking via her legal professionals, Tabane lambasted Modise for saying what he did because it impacts her fame, which she says she depends on to earn a dwelling.
“Our shopper needs to position it on document that she doesn’t have any motive to make false claims about the aforesaid acts of assault in any other case doing so would undermine the present efforts to eradicate and mitigate acts of gender-based violence.”
Tabane concluded by demanding that Modise return to Podcast and Chill with MacG to publicly retract the allegations by no later than 12 noon on Tuesday, 14 December or face legal motion.
“I keep in mind once we started courting there have been photos on her cellphone. I believe someone abused her or one thing like that. She had scars and all of that stuff, proper. So once we broke up… she took the identical photos… the identical photos went to the media and mentioned I used to be beating her up,” mentioned Teko on MacG’s podcast in reference to claims Tabane made round 2015.
The retired footballer additional claimed that she reached out to him to apologise for what he says she did and that he recorded their dialog, regardless of by no means having made the recording public.
Modise has not but publicly addressed Tabane’s reponse.
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