CAPE TOWN - Several Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Members of Parliament could be facing charges for assaulting police officers after the State of the Nation Address on Thursday night.
A video sent to Eyewitness News shows EFF leader Julius Malema in an apparent altercation with an unidentified man, who appears to either be a policeman or security officer.
Warrant officer Johann Carstens was slapped by EFF Member of Parliament Marshal Dlamini during an altercation after the state of the nation address on Thursday evening.
JOHANNESBURG - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says that the altercation after the State of the Nation Address (Sona) was a distraction for people to carry out an attack on party leader Julius Malema.
PRETORIA – Eyewitness News understands that a female parliamentary protection and security services officer has accused Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema of assault.
Two plain clothes police officers have opened cases of assault against members of the EFF following an altercation after the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Thursday night.
Parliament - The red berets came out guns blazing after a police officer who was slapped by EFF MP Marshall Dlamini shortly after president Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address laid charges, saying the assault was in "self-defence" agains...
A female parliamentary protection and security services officer has accused Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema of assault, Eyewitness News (EWN) reported on Monday.
But the Democratic Alliance (DA)'s Phumzile van Damm says all MPs were directed not to exit the door in question but claims that Malema tried to push his way through.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it acted out against a police officer after the event because it believed there was an assassination attempt against its leader, Julius Malema.
The EFF claims MP Marshall Dlamini's apparent slapping of a police officer after Thursday evening's State of the Nation Address (SONA) was in response to a right-wing threat against the life of their leader, Julius Malema.
In a video shared with Eyewitness News, EFF leader Julius Malema can be seen arguing with an unknown man thought to be a police officer or security official.
Video footage emerged on Friday morning and it shows an EFF MP slapping a man after Thursday evening's State of the Nation Address.
The DA says it will lodge a complaint with parliament’s ethics committee after an EFF MP slapped a police officer at the state of the nation address (Sona).
Mthembu was referring to the incident on Thursday when EFF MP Marshall Dlamini was seen slapping a police officer after the State of the Nation Address (SONA).
The EFF claims there were plans to assassinate their leader, Julius Malema, during the state of the nation address (Sona) in parliament on Thursday night.
Presiding officers Baleka Mbete, the National Assembly Speaker, and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Thandi Modise, said they "denounce in the strongest terms the alleged assault of a police officer stationed at parliament by a Member of ...
The EFF issued a perplexing reaction to the controversy that followed SONA on Thursday night, claiming they reacted physically to Parliament security staff because they believed “there was a planned assassination attempt” on leader Julius Malema.
On Thursday night, Economic Freedom Fighters MP Marshall Dlamini slapped an unidentified man, said to be a police officer, following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 State of the Nation Address.
[WATCH] EFF MP slaps unidentified man in post Sona altercation
JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN - The African National Congress (ANC) chief whip Jackson Mthembu has criticised the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for a series of violent incidents in the past few months, saying legal action needs to be taken.