JOHANNESBURG – Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo has been granted bail of R2,000.
The matter will be heard in court on 15 May.
The singer earlier handed himself in to Westville police station on Tuesday.
Maphumulo’s lawyer said he was acting in self-defence and that he is the victim of abuse.
Babes Wodumo laid an assault charge against him after posting a video on social media showing him attacking her.
Wodumo’s family held a briefing on Tuesday, addressing the singer’s abuse at the hands of boyfriend ‘Mampintsha’.
They told the media that Wodumo is currently receiving medical attention.