Economic Freedom Fighters President Malema Back in East London Magistrates Court for Gun-Fire Case

Economic Freedom Fighters President Malema Back in East London Magistrates Court for Gun-Fire Case

  • The Economic Freedom Fighters' president, Julius Malema, returned to the court for his gun-firing case
  • Malema and his bodyguard have been accused of the offence, which allegedly took place during an EFF celebration
  • His followers expressed their support for him, and others commented that Malema allegedly did not look well

With nine years' experience, Tebogo Mokwena, a current affairs writer for Briefly News, provided insights into the criminal justice system and high-profile cases in South Africa at Daily Sun.

Julius Malema is in the Eat London Magistrates Court for his gun-firing case
Julius Malema is back in court. Image: Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images
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EAST LONDON, EASTERN CAPE—Julius Malema, president of the Economic Freedom Fighters, has returned to court for another day.

Julius Malema appears for gun-firing case

The @EFFSouthAfrica posted a video of Malema arriving in court. The footage shows Malema entering the court with his security detail.

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Malema appeared at the East London Magistrates Court after he faced charges of firing a gun into the air during an EFF birthday celebration. He slammed the judge after she appeared late during a court appearance. Malema accused her of delay, and the judge apologised.

View the video here:

EFF supporters stand with Malema

Malema and the EFF's supporters were on Julius Malema's side.

Slaughter said

"Nonsensical case against the EFF indeed."

The Lone Ranger said:

"I have to laugh at these clowns. They hate Europeans but love driving their cars."

Marudza was worried.

"He doesn't look well."

Kabza M said:

"This man needs to rest and recuperate. He is not well, and he's tired. Dali is busy running around the Nkandla homestead while his fellow member are supporting their Master. Dali is not EFF. He is MK in disguise."

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Phumla Stuurman said:

"This is unnecessary bullying. Always dragging the CIC to court for nothing."

Sipho Mlaudzi said:

"Proper presidents are arriving at the union building."

Julius Malema pens a heartwarming message on Father's Day

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that Julius Malema wrote a beautiful Father's Day message.

Malema poured his heart out about what fatherhood means to him and the importance of a father in a child's life.

Source: Briefly News

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Tebogo Mokwena (Current Affairs editor) Tebogo Mokwena is a Current Affairs Editor at Briefly News. He has a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON. He joined Daily Sun, where he worked for 4 years covering politics, crime, entertainment, current affairs, policy, governance and art. He was also a sub-editor and journalist for Capricorn Post before joining Vutivi Business News in 2020, where he covered small business news policy and governance, analysis and profiles. He joined Briefly News in 2023. Tebogo passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative Email: