'We feared Malema assassination' - EFF on parliament assault

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- sowetanlive.co.za | 7 months ago

The Economic Freedom Fighters party claims that their member acted in ‘self-defence’ when he slapped a parliamentary policing official after the of State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday evening.

A man who has been identified as EFF MP Marshall Dlamini was caught on camera slapping Warrant Officer Johan Carstens, during an altercation allegedly involving party leader Julius Malema and his deputy Floyd Shivambu. In the video, Malema – who is being held back – is seen approaching Carstens and wagging his finger at him.

A man in a suit and white shirt then tries to restrain Malema when the scuffle is then joined by Shivambu.

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