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Malema to take Thandi Modise to court

Julius Malema says he will take Thandi Modise to court over his ejection from Parliament.

Julius Malema says he will take Thandi Modise to court over his ejection from Parliament. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema says he will take National Council of Provinces Chairperson Thandi Modise to court over his ejection from Parliament.

Malema wants a public apology from Modise who he claims caused him embarrassment and political harm.

He also wants the court to declare his removal from the house as unlawful.

Last month, Malema and other EFF Members of Parliament were ordered to leave the house after he refused to retract the statement that "the ANC government killed people in Marikana".

The EFF leader made the comments during the first day of the State of the Nation Address debate in the National Assembly.

EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said, "We're going to take it to court and we're confident that we're going to win. The ANC government, which presides over all institutions of the state, presided over the massacre of the Marikana miners."

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