2 assault charges laid against EFF MP after SONA klap

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- news24.com | 5 months ago

Two plain clothes police officers have opened cases of assault against members of the EFF following an altercation after the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Thursday night.

Video footage emerged on Friday showing EFF MP Marshall Dlamini slapping a plain clothes police officer. Police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo confirmed to News24 that two charges of assault have been laid by a female sergeant and a male warrant officer respectively.

He added that police are currently investigating the matters and will then send the case to the Director of Public Prosecutions for decision on whether or not to prosecute.

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