His employer, Lotus FM instituted disciplinary action last week Friday afternoon.
SABC has confirmed to Indian Spice that Diresh Sinath has been suspended pending an investigation into the matter.
Neo Momudu, SABC Spokesperson stated,
“The SABC distances itself from the comments made by Mr Diresh Sinath in his personal capacity. Following the incident, a decision was taken to unscheduled Mr Diresh Sinath with immediate effect pending an investigation into this matter.”
Sinath issued an apology on Friday soon after he was hauled into the General Manager’s office. However, Sinath has failed to delete the offending tweet on social media.