Football star Andile Jali spent night in jail following his arrest for domestic violence.
Jali was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife Nonhle Ndala.
olice said the severity of his charges did not warrant his release and until his court appearance which was to take place on Tuesday.
He also faces charges of malicious damage to property for allegedly damaging Ndala’s vehicle.
Police sa despite officials Jali’s team Mamelodi Sundowns descending on the Boschkop police station to demand his release, the request was denied due to “the seriousness of the charges”
station spokesperson Yeroboam Mbatsane despite Jali allegedly damaging Ndala’s car, she herself did not sustain any serious injuries.
“The whole incident started when security officials, where Jali stays, called the police due to the fracas. The woman was not seriously hurt, and the only thing was that the car she was driving was damaged,” Mbatsane said.