Malema 'assaulted female officer' after Sona – report

- | 6 months ago

EFF leader Julius Malema stands accused of assaulting a female parliamentary protection and security services officer after last week’s state of the nation address (Sona), EWN has reported.

This was part of the same incident which saw EFF MP Marshall Dlamini slap a plain-clothes police officer after Sona on Thursday night. The officer, Warrant Officer Johan Carstens, has since opened an assault case.

The police’s official incident report on the matter contains allegations that Malema “roughly” pushed a female officer, believed to be a sergeant, by her neck.

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