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Malema speeding case postponed

The EFF leader was arrested late last year for driving at 215 km/hour.

Julius Malema on Talk Radio 702.  Picture: Christa van der Walt/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Economic Freedom Front (EFF) Leader Julius Malema's reckless driving and speeding case has been postponed to the end of next month.

The case was previously postponed in December for the director of public prosecutions to instruct the state on further action.

Malema was arrested for driving at 215 kilometres per hour in a 120 kilometre per hour zone on the N1 Highway in the Vaal.

He was released on bail of R5,000.

The state and defence attorneys have agreed to postpone the case until 28 February.

Malema's lawyer Tumi Mokoena says they will only be receiving the docket then.

"The state is going to provide us with the contents of the docket and we'll consider it and then on the 28th we'll tell them whether we'll plead guilty or not guilty."

Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr was arrested on the same night for speeding in Bronkhorstspruit and subsequently paid a R10,000 fine.

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