- Julius Malema had social media users laughing out loud with an interview he did before the EFF headed to Senekal
- Juju talked about self-defence should tension rise at the murder trial of farm manager Brendin Horner
- Malema hinted that he might have a black belt in karate before demonstrating a karate chop with the sound "Hiyaaa" on live television
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Julius Malema has called on the EFF to gather at the Senekal trial where the two men accused of the murdering Brendin Horner are set to appear for the second time. The first court appearance saw the farming community gathering in numbers to get a glimpse of those accused of the brutal crime.
Tempers ran high on the day and Juju has since called on the Red Berets to show up on 16 October to protect the 'democracy'.
During a live television interview ahead of the trial, the EFF leader revealed he is not afraid should things get out of hand and he added he can defend himself.
Malema said that he might even have a black belt in karate before he showed off his karate chop. A clip of the interview has been posted on social media by Twitter user @_DJCappuccino. who captioned it:
" 'What if I have black belt, hiyaaaaa Mawashigeri' Juju #EFFinSenekal."
The video has South Africans amused and tweeps shared their views on Malema's fighting skills.
Twitter user, @BassilSabelo, commented:
"The laugh at the end of the video is the kind of laugh my parents used to discipline me for."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported Ministers in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Clusters have warned that law enforcement agencies will be out in full force on Friday.
The two suspects accused of murdering farm manager Brendin Horner will be appearing in court and, after protests turned violent last week, authorities are taking no chances.
In a statement released by the GCIS on the matter, it was pointed out that the mandate of the police is to ensure the safety of all citizens:
"The cluster is mandated to ensure that all people in South Africa are and feel safe in their homes, places of work and businesses whilst they carry on with their lives. Law enforcement authorities are currently in the area to restore calm and order in the Free State community."
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