Afrikaner lobby group AfriForum briefed media on Wednesday morning on three cases involving Economics Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema.
AfriForum CEO Kallie Kriel said the reluctance of the NPA to prosecute Malema has led the EFF leader to believe that he is above the law.
“We are here to make sure there is equality before the law. You are not above the law, whether your last name is Kriel or Malema. Malema thinks he’s untouchable”, he said.
Afriforum is accusing the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) of dragging its feet in prosecuting Julius Malema.
The lobby group has written to prosecutions boss Shamila Batohi, to force her to act on three pending cases against the EFF leader.
Afriforum says Malema thinks he’s above the law.
It wants the case involving On-oint Engineering to be reinstated.
Malema and his co-accused had faced fraud and racketeering charges.
The matter was struck off the roll in 2015 due to delays.
Afriforum also wants Malema to answer to the alleged assault of a police officer and for firing a firearm during an EFF rally in the Eastern Cape.
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