NPA Makes Decision On Julius Malema Firearm Matter, But Will Not Announce It Yet

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- iafrica.com | 2 weeks ago

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed it has made a decision in relation to the firearm case against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema but said it would not announce it just yet.

Malema is accused of unlawfully discharging a rifle at a political rally in the Eastern Cape at the party’s fifth-anniversary celebrations last year. While the incident was recorded, the EFF claimed that Malema was, in fact, pretending to shoot the weapon while fireworks were going off.

The short clip that went viral last year depicted Malema taking a rifle from a security guard and firing it into the air.

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