- ANC MP Boy Mamabolo says he is now living in perpetual fear for his life
- The politician has reportedly been receiving death threats with a case opened at Goodwood police station in Cape Town
- This comes after Mamabolo publicly accused EFF leader Julius Malema of abuse
ANC Member of Parliament Boy Mamabolo is living in terror after reportedly receiving death threats.
The Citizen reports that a recording detailed an informant's warning to the politician to stay calm despite claiming people had been paid to end his life.
Mamabolo says that he is now living a life filled with fear after having received the threats:
‘I am now living in fear after receiving news that my days of living were numbered."
The report indicated that a case of conspiracy to murder has since been opened at a police station in Goodwood, Cape Town.
A spokesperson has confirmed that the authorities are indeed investigating after a case was opened earlier this week.
Briefly.co.za reported that Mamabolo had accused Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema of abusing his wife Mantoa.
The allegation first surfaced during heated discussion of President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address.
It was then repeated during Malema's response to the SONA, with Mamabolo demanding that the Red Beret head acknowledge and respond to the claims.
This had been condemned by Ramaphosa, who urged Members of Parliament not to politicise the plight facing women in South Africa.
While this had prompted Mamabolo to apologise, both Malema and his wife had filed a defamation case against the ANC politician.
The pair had each saught R1 million in damages in their legal battle against Mamabolo.
However, the matter fizzled out when both parties reached an out-of-court settlement seeing Mamambolo responsible for their legal fees and banned from repeating the claims.
This incident is not the first time Mamabolo was faced with violence during his political career. An incident six years ago saw him shot three times in the stomach in Polokwane.
Former ANC Youth League provincial secretary Jacob Lebogo was later arrested and charged with attempted murder.
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