Power FM boss Given Mkhari and wife's assault charges will go ahead

This story has been updated...

There has been another twist to the Mkhari assault story.

Given Mkhari and his wife will appear in court on Monday on assault charges, according to the National Prosecuting Authority. Despite the couple withdrawing charges earlier, the NPA has decided to go ahead.

It was reported earlier that the sssault charges against Power FM boss and media personality, Given Mkhari, had been withdrawn.

Mkhari has confirmed that there was an incident with his wife on Saturday night but they had both withdrawn charges and counter-charges against laid against each other.

Power FM owner Given Mkhari. Picture: Supplied

Mkhari is the CEO of MSAG Afrika Investment Holdings, a black-owned media and communications investment company he co-founded in 2002.

He is a founder of Power FM in Johannesburg, as well as Capricorn FM.

Both Mkhari and wife have issued a statement regarding what had happened.

This is a developing story and more will follow...


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