Last week, other members of the party came into the sights of the police after MP Marshall Dlamini slapped an official after the State of the Nation Address at Parliament.
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).
EFF MP Marshall Dlamini – who is the subject of a viral video in which he can be seen apparently slapping a police official in Parliament - called on students to stand up and fight.
EFF Member of Parliament Marshall Dlamini is facing charges after he was seen slapping a parliamentary policeman following the president's address last week.
The video apparently shows EFF MP Marshall Dlamini and other EFF MPs, including party leader Julius Malema, expressing unhappiness about not being allowed into the lobby in front of the National Assembly as fast as they wished.
A video emerged last week which shows EFF Member of Parliament Marshall Dlamini slapping a warrant officer in the face, while Malema is held back by another man.
Video footage emerged on Friday showing EFF MP Marshall Dlamini slapping a plain clothes police officer.
“So, his security guard had to struggle to separate the security officer from the CIC and that’s when Marshall Dlamini came in as head of security who was also protecting the president at the time.
Parliament’s presiding officers say they are outraged and disappointed by the shameful conduct of EFF MP Marshall Dlamini, who has been caught on camera slapping a police officer, who was trying to prevent the lobby of the National Assembly from getting too crowded after MPs exited the chamber.
This comes after the EFF on Thursday claimed that EFF MP and head of party security Marshall Dlamini had slapped a policeman on Thursday "in self-defence" after the party had been alerted of a threat on the life of Julius Malema.