04/01/2018 10:46 SAST | Updated 04/01/2018 13:35 SAST

Steve Biko's Son Charged With Assault By His Wife

Prominent businessman Hlumelo Biko is expected to appear in court on Thursday.

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Sandisiwe and Hlumelo Biko at their wedding at Cavalli Wine & Stud Farm in Stellenbosch.

EWN reports on Wednesday that Hlumelo Biko -- son of iconic struggle hero Steve Biko and politician Mamphela Ramphele -- has been charged with assault by his wife Sandisiwe Biko.

Hlumelo, EWN says, will report to the Cape Town magistrate's court on Thursday after meeting with an investigating officer at Camps Bay police station on Wednesday along with his attorney.

Sandisiwe and Hlumelo married two years ago in a lavish ceremony held at the luxurious Cavalli Estate in Stellenbosch.

This is a developing story.