The man arrested for the brutal assault of SABC Lesedi current affairs presenter, Dimakatso Ratselane, will appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate Court today.

The suspect was arrested on Tuesday in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, after he had been on the run since the incident.

Ratselane was severely attacked last Wednesday. She was admitted to hospital in Bloemfontein with multiple stab wounds.

Her condition is improving and she is now able to speak.

Police spokesperson, Motantsi Makhele, says the suspect will face a charge of attempted murder.

The incident has caused a public outcry with many across the country calling justice for the presenter: