‘Sizokuthola’ host Xolani Khumalo posts bail following murder charge

Xolani Khumalo. Picture: Supplied

Xolani Khumalo. Picture: Supplied

Published Sep 20, 2023


Xolani Khumalo has posted bail of R20,000 after appearing at the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

The ‘Sizokuthola’ host had been arrested on murder charges.

According to various reports, Khumalo is implicated in the death of alleged drug dealer, Robert "Kicks" Varrie, after he and his crew allegedly cornered and interrogated Varrie at his home in Katlehong.

Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela reported on X, “Xolani granted bail. Moja Love’s Sizokuthola host, Xolani Khumalo, has been granted R20 000 bail. Xolani Khumalo is charged with murder following the death of an alleged drug dealer, Robert ‘Kicks’ Varrie.”

Mphela went on to add that the presenter had handed himself over to police at the Katlehong North Police Station on Tuesday.

Khumalo’s show, ‘Sizokuthola’ is a popular show on the MojaLOVE channel that sees him and his crew raid various drug-infested areas.

In light of the charge, his foundation released a statement in which they confirmed that Khumalo had handed himself over “in connection with an incident that occurred at one of the last drug busts”.

They also went on to express their support for Khumalo. “We rely on law enforcement to act with equity and fairness… The Foundation having full confidence in Xolani's innocence will allow the law to take its course.

“We urge the community to support him in prayer and in solidarity continue to support the work of the Foundation. The Foundation will keep the public informed of all developments in this matter.”