- Julius Malema has taken proving his innocence to the next level
- The EFF leader unpacked his wallet for a journalist to show he has no dodgy cards
- South Africans were furious over the footage, adding it was "disgusting" that Malema was subjected to such treatment
Julius Malema has laid out all his cards on the table - quite literally. The EFF leader unpacked his wallet for a journalist, known as Matshidiso Madia, to prove he has no 'dodgy' credit cards.
Malema took to Twitter to share the video, captioning it:
"Every slave that tried to take a stand against the slave master was publicly lynched for all slaves to see. The lesson was/is if you try to take a stand, you too should be lynched. I'm just a child of a deceased epileptic domestic worker and the colour of my skin makes me a suspect."
In the video, Malema can be seen taking out one card at a time, explaining what each one is.
"This is my firearm licence, my driver’s licence, my permit, Standard Bank, credit card, Standard Bank ,and that’s it.”
The journo took to her Twitter page to reveal there was no "Mahuna card" in the EFF leader's wallet.
Take a look at the video below:
Malema has offered complete transparency into his party and his private transactions to clear their names in the VBS Bank saga.
Briefly.co.za reported on Thursday that the EFF leader held a press conference to answer questions related to VBS and other matters.
Malema invited five journalists from different media houses to interrogate him over the controversial matter.
Juju has continued to maintain he had nothing to do with the VBS looting.
South Africans were divided on the video of Juju putting his private details out in the open for the sake of being transparent and many were angered that he was subjected to the treatment while 'corrupt' individuals in the ANC were not.
Twitter user, @giba_fosu, commented:
"This is gross abuse that @Julius_S_Malema finds himself subjected in the name of proving his innocence."
Nokuzola Sigcau, who goes by the Twitter handle @jburg_m, commented:
"This is seriously out of order. Its disgusting actually. Now that you have seen the wallet and cards, then what?"
Another tweep, @khulani76, added:
"A lot of ANC politician’s names were mentioned at Zondo commission (under oath). They have never been through this kind of scrutiny. Julius must just embrace this dark cloud. No matter what he does he will always be guilty in some people’s eyes."
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