- Advocate Gerrie Nel, along with AfriForum's team of prosecutors, has set their sight on EFF leader Julius Malema
- The legal team is taking Malema to court over alleged corruption in Limpopo
- However, Juju is apparently more than ready for them, sending them a message on Twitter
- The tweet sparked a fiery racial debate on the social media platform, with land issues taking centre stage
Julius Malema has send 'the racists' who are attempting to prosecute him a message on Twitter, and it sparked quite the debate.
As Briefly.co.za reported earlier, AfriForum's private prosecuting team led by Advocate Gerrie Nel will prosecute EFF leader Julius Malema.
Nel revealed he and his team of prosecutors from AfriForum will privately prosecute the EFF leader, Julius Malema, on charges of fraud and tender corruption.
On-Point, in which Malema’s family trust has a vested interest, was appointed in 2009 to assist the Limpopo Department of Roads and Transport with infrastructure development, maintenance and planning and in doing so received bribes from successful tenderers," AfriForum said.
However, Juju is not taking it lying down. The EFF leader took to social media to send his prosecutors a message.
"Bring it on bloody racists, you don’t scare me at all. I’m born ready! No white man will decide my destiny, the poor masses of our people will", he posted.
The post sparked quite the reaction from South Africans, who were once again left divided on the matter.
What started out as an issue between Malema and AfriForum, soon turned into another racial war on Twitter- with the land issues taking centre stage.
The discussion escalated with tweeps for-and-against Juju going at each other's throats.
One tweep pointed out that just because it was the EFF leader, the steps taken by AfriForum were seen as racist.
"When it's Zuma..Let the law take its course. When it's Malema, it's racist. Mm interesting." Olefile's reply read.
The EFF leader gathered a lot of support on Twitter, with tweeps pledging they would back him no matter what.
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