Floyd Shivambu slapped with assault charges: Court appearance looms

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- Floyd Shivambu has been served with a court summons to answer to assault charges- The EFF deputy is accused of allegedly assaulting journalist Adrian de Kock- The incident took place outside of Parliament in March last year and will see Shivambu facing charges at an inconvenient timeEconomic Freedom Fighter Floyd Shivambu has been served a summons to appear in court for the assault of journalist Adrian de Kock.

IOL reports that the deputy president's appearance comes just over a week before the party's elective conference is set to begin. Shivambu is reportedly facing growing calls to remove him of his leadership title in the Red Beret clan.

READ ALSO: NPA opts out of prosecuting Julius Malema in tender fraud debacle Briefly.co.za gathered that the summons had meant to be served to Shivambu at his attorney's office, but he failed to arrive resulting in his attorney accepting the document.

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