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Assault case opened against Julius Malema

A motorist was allegedly assaulted by Malema and his driver in Polokwane.

EFF leader Julius Malema. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - A case of common assault and damage to property has been opened against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema following an alleged road rage incident in Polokwane last night.

Limpopo police have confirmed the case was opened by a motorist after he was reportedly confronted by Malema and three other men.

He was then allegedly assaulted by Malema and one other man, who were then arrested.

The police's Hangwani Mulaudzi says they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

"We can confirm we are investigating a case of common assault against Julius Malema and one other person, the driver. The incident took place yesterday in Polokwane."

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