I am not a suspect – AKA finally speaks on his fiancée Nellie Tembe’s death


South African Rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, popularly known as AKA has issued an official statement pertaining to his fiancée Nellie Tembe’s death .

In the statement, he reveals that he has not been named a suspect and has been nothing but a cooperating witness.

Nellie Tembe

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In a statement sighted on his verified Instagram account, AKA says “I am fully aware of who the ‘sources’ engaging media are and what their intention is, which is to influence the SAPS inquest – which the investigating officer has stated numerous times to my legal team and to them, that I Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, have not been named to be a suspect, but have been nothing but a cooperating witness.”

He added that “what I will say as my truth; I was and still am madly in love with a girl, carrying whatever past traumas she faced before I met her.”

“We enjoyed a beautiful, yet challenging relationship that at times was tumultuous, like all relationships. Made worse by the pressures of being in the public eye, which we too played up to,” according to him in his latest statement dated Saturday, May 8, 2021.

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The rapper lost his girlfriend in April after she reportedly fell from the 10th floor of the upmarket Pepper Club Hotel in Cape Town.

She was declared dead on the scene following attempts from paramedics to save her life.

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