State gathers ammunition as more Malema ‘rifle’ clips emerge

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State gathers ammunition as more Malema ‘rifle’ clips emerge

It turns out that the state has more video clips of the infamous incident than just the one that went viral

Asanda Nini

The state is pinning its hopes on four video clips in its case against firebrand EFF leader Julius Malema, who stands accused of discharging what appeared to be an automatic rifle in public, his lawyer revealed on Monday.

Wikus Stel, of Ian Levitt Attorneys, said the state had handed over the case docket to the defence. It contained four video clips of the incident that allegedly took place during the EFF’s fifth-anniversary rally at Mdantsane’s Sisa Dukashe Stadium in 2018.

This is the first time it has emerged that the state is in possession of more video clips than just the one that went viral on social media...

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