A warrant of arrest has been issued for the pathologist who was due to testify on Thursday in the bail application of Pitch Black Afro in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court.

The Soweto- born rapper – who’s real name is Thulani Ngcobo – is charged with the murder of his wife Catherine Modisane at a Bed and Breakfast in Yeoville – Johannesburg last year on New Year’s eve.

He also faces a charge of defeating the ends of justice for allegedly concealing evidence related to the blood found at the scene of the murder.

The pathologist was due to testify on the injuries sustained my Modisane.

This is the second time the witness failed to show up in court even after being subpoenaed.

Pitch black Afro has been behind bars for almost three months now following the alleged murder do his wife.