EFF MP hints at legal action after laptop theft charges are dropped

EFF MP Nazeer Paulsen said he was going to take "three legs" out from under the DA "elephant" in the Western Cape following the withdrawal of theft charges against him in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Sporting a small man-bun complete with a scarlet red head band, he briefly appeared in court on Thursday where he heard that the charges had been dropped. Western Cape MEC for social development Sharna Fernandez laid the theft complaint in 2017, but lengthy delays never saw it leave Court 16 where first appearances are heard.

As speaker of the provincial legislature at the time, she accused Paulsen of stealing a laptop belonging to the legislature.

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