Latest: One Of DJ Zinhle’s Employee Arrested For Stealing
The Africa’s number one female DJ and businessman,DJ Zinhle, has had another terrible interaction with an employee who is accused of stealing from her.
According to a police complaint obtained by the media, the Umlilo hitmaker was found stealing from her Era By DJ Zinhle store in Menlyn, Tshwane.
The employee is accused of stealing R96 000 worth of items. On January 12, she was detained and presented before the Pretoria Magistrates Court.
The report reveals the DJ suspected that the employee was stealing from her.
“The complainant alleged that she employed (the suspect) at her store, then she started to become suspicious that the business wasn’t running well in terms of profit,” the report read.
It further reveals that DJ Zinhle tried to catch the employee by trapping her.
“She then went with her friends to the store, and they bought some items. Later, she went back to the store and asked to see the money for the day, and she failed to produce. She gave her R200, then she confessed she took it,” it read.
They also found some stolen items at the employee’s house.
“They also went to her place where they found the items from the store,” it continued.
The store only recently debuted in October of last year. The DJ announced the store, which would be her sixth physical location, on social media. She expressed excitement at the moment about finally opening a store in Tshwane.
Her Period The DJ Zinhle brand also celebrated ten years late last year, just before the Menyln store opened.
This is the second incident in which DJ Zinhle has been accused of stealing from her.
A local tabloid stated last year that the DJ had filed a lawsuit against a former employee who reportedly stole R500,000 from her business account.
Lieutenant-Colonel Mavela Masondo, a spokesperson for Gauteng police, confirmed the arrest.
“A case of theft was opened at Brooklyn Police Station. The suspect, aged 23, was arrested and appeared at Pretoria Magistrates Court,” he said.
DJ Zinhle’s team declined to comment.