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Sjava pulled out on upcoming DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards

Sjava removed from DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards as a nominee and performer amid rape case opened against him from his ex-Gf, Lady Zamar.

The award ceremony is set to take place next week Saturday at the Ticketpro Dome.

Sjava was nominated in two categories, namely: Favourite Music Artist/Group and Favourite Song Of The Year for his single, Umama.

Executive Head of Corporate Affairs at MultiChoice South Africa, Reggy Moalusi said: “The DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards has decided to withdraw the nomination of local artist Jabulani Hadebe popularly known as Sjava, from this year’s awards.

This as a result of an ongoing investigation into the local performer by the authorities.

“The decision to remove Sjava’s eligibility, including canceling his performance at the awards is not one that has been made lightly, but we believe is in the best interest of all parties concerned.”

Lady Zamar allegedly that Sjava raped her at the Porche Villa Hotel in Thohoyandou after their performance at the Royal Heritage festival in Venda, Limpopo, on September 9 2017.

Detailing the incident, the Collide hitmaker alleged Sjava had invited her to his hotel room after their performance at the show.

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