Malema sues ANCYL for defamation of character over bribe accusations

Malema sues ANCYL for defamation of character over bribe accusations

- EFF leader Julius Malema is suing the ANCYL for R1 million after accusations of bribery were thrown at him

- The politician feels the accusations negatively affects his political standing and good name

- Malema also wants Njabulo Nzuza, who made the accusation on radio, to apologise publicly

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Julius Malema has decided to take the African National Congress Youth League to court over accusations of bribery against him.

The former president of the ANCYL and now-leader of the EFF is suing the youth league for defamation of character.

Malema wants an astounding R1 million from the youth league for accusing him of bribing officials while he was the ANCYL's president.

The South African reports that Malema is suing the ANCYL as well as Njabulo Nzuza, the secretary-general.

Apparently, the accusations were made during a radio interview.

Nzuza accused Malema of bribing International Union Of Socialist Youth officials to get votes for his presidency.

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The secretary-general added that Malema did not succeed at coercing IUSY and actually got the league expelled from the organisation.

However, Malema claims there is no truth in the accusations. According to him it is defamatory and damages his political standing and good name.

Not only does Malema want R1 million from the youth league, he also wants Nzuza to apologise publicly and retract his accusation.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Nzuza confirmed receiving a legal letter from the EFF but claims to be unaware of any court proceeding.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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