Although some might consider this as a light sentence, the National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that retired football player and SABC 1 sports commentator Marks Maponyane is finally facing legal heat for assaulting his wife, Sylvia.
The football commentator was punished with a mere fine of R3 000 or a 6 months suspended jail sentence, and a further R6 000 fine or suspended 24-month jail sentence.
The NPA says the second sentence will apply if he lays his hands on anyone else in the next 24 months. He only faced one charge of assault.
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