Thomas Mlambo apologises for tweeting image of Marc Batchelor’s dead body

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 28: Thomas Mlambo of SABC Sport with Willard Katsande of Kaizer Chiefs during the Carling Black Label media launch at Park Station on May 28, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)

SABC sportscaster Thomas Mlambo has issued an apology via his Twitter account for sharing pictures of the bullet-ridden body former footballer Marc Batchelor on the platform. Mlambo was among those who sent their condolences and shared Marc Batchelor’s dead body image on the social media platform.

Many accused him of having no respect for Batchelor, but he has disputed this, saying he had not checked the picture to make sure he wasn’t in it before posting it on Twitter.