EFF Gauteng secretary and newly appointed member of the provincial legislature Malesela Ledwaba will appear in the Vereeniging Magistrate’s court on Tuesday.

Ledwaba and nine other EFF members face charges of assault and kidnapping and were arrested on Sunday.


It is alleged that Ledwaba and the group accosted another EFF member whom they allegedly wanted to resign from his position as a representative of the party in the legislature.

top eff officialsIt is still not clear why they allegedly wanted their colleague to vacate his post. Vereeniging police spokesman Captain Fikile Funda confirmed the arrested.

“[Ledwaba] and nine others face charges of assault GBH and kidnapping‚ the investigating officer is busy with the case and there could be other charges. The case will come before the court tomorrow‚” said Funda.

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