Kaizer Chiefs soccer player, George Lebese, has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Gauteng police said.
“The incident happened on Sunday in Silverton, Pretoria, where he allegedly assaulted the girlfriend and damaged her vehicle,” Lieutenant Kay Makhubela said.
The 26-year-old was arrested on Tuesday. He is expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court soon on charges of assault and damage to property.
In a statement Kaizer Chiefs soccer club confirmed the arrest.
“Kaizer Chiefs have been informed that George Lebese has been accused of being involved in an incident,” the statement read.
“The player has handed himself over to the relevant authorities and the matter is being attended to.”