EFF says “assassination plot” led to slapping of police officer


- all4women.co.za | 5 months ago

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have cited news of a plot to assassinate its leader Julius Malema during the State of the Nation address as the reason its MPs acted with “the necessary self-defence” during a scuffle outside the National Assembly during which a plain-clothed police was slapped In a statement, the EFF said the assassination threat involved “elite members of the police” who were working with right-wing groups to kill Malema in a bid to prevent the expropriation of land without compensation debate from advancing.

“We are told that the Parliamentary Security Service, a.

a “white shirts”, have been infiltrated by these groups and targeted the occasion of the Sona to execute the assassination,” the statement said.

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