30 November 2013

South Africa: SA Actress Assaulted in Botswana - Report

Photo: RosieMotene/Facebook
Rosie Motene

Johannesburg — The International Relations Department on Saturday helped well-known actress Rosie Motene to return to South Africa after she was allegedly assaulted in Botswana, SABC radio reported.

Motene wrote on social network Facebook that she had been beaten up and needed help from the SA High Commission in Botswana.

International Relations Department spokesman Clayson Monyela told the SABC that Motene had been assisted and was on her way home.

"She was well enough to travel, we arranged that she travel back to South Africa this afternoon [Saturday]."

There were no further details regarding the alleged assault.

Later on Saturday Motene thanked the SA High Commission and the department through Twitter for their help.

"Thank you for your support, I'm home now! @proudlysa @sahighcommission and friends. Time to heal," she wrote.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 South African Press Association. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.