Dimakatso Ratselane Wiki – Dimakatso Ratselane Biography
Dimakatso Ratselane is a Lesedi FM current affairs news anchor who is Fighting For Life after her Husband Stabbed her multiple times at the hands of her husband who is being hunted by Free State police. Police said that Ratselane and her husband were last seen together leaving their home to fetch their children on Tuesday night Feb 9th.
According to a statement issued by the SABC, the accused has been on the run since Wednesday, Feb 10th when he stabbed Ratselane after an argument.
Dimakatso Ratselane Age
Dimakatso Ratselane’s age is unclear.
Dimakatso Covered in Blood
Ratselane and her husband were last seen leaving their home in Mandela View on Tuesday, 9 February, to fetch their children in Phase two township. It is believed an argument ensued between the couple en route to the pick-up.
The Lesedi FM anchor was found around midnight the same day at the aforementioned informal settlement covered in blood. She was in such a bad state, she could not speak.
Makhele says the suspect is still at large and calls on anyone with additional information on his whereabouts to contact the police.
Authorities confirm the incident but have declined to mention the number of times, the Bloemfontein-based anchor was stabbed allegedly by her spouse, who is yet to be found.
Media reports surfaced on Thursday evening, 11 February that Ratselane was in a critical condition after she was found with multiple stab wounds this week by a search party of friends and community members in the informal settlement commonly referred to as Dinaweng.
President Cyril Ramaphosa during his State of the Nation Address said it was important for law enforcement agencies to reduce the backlog of gender-based violence cases in the country.
Ramaphosa referenced the three key pieces of legislation which were introduced in Parliament last year to make the criminal justice system more effective in combating gender-based violence.
The Domestic Violence, Se**xual offences and Related Matters Amendment Bills were presented to parliament in September, and after receiving the greenlight, the public was given the opportunity to comment on the proposed amended bills.
The National Shelter Movement of South Africa (NSMSA) is but one of the groups that have pointed out the bills are intended to limit the loopholes that existed in the same legislature previously that enabled perpetrators to avoid prosecution and imprisonment for such offences.
The Criminal and Related Matters Amendment will make it harder for perpetrators of GBV and femicide to be granted bail. Prosecutors will under the amended bill, be forced to state reasons as to why they are not opposing bail. The bills will create a new offence for se**xual intimidation, furthermore widening the scope of what constitutes incest