Malema to be charged: ANC

2011-08-19 10:12

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has been charged with violating the ANC constitution, ANC national disciplinary committee chairperson Derek Hanekom has said.

“Comrade Julius Malema has been charged with various violations of the ANC Constitution, including bringing the ANC into disrepute through his utterances and statements on Botswana and sowing divisions in the ranks of the ANC,” Hanekom said in a statement.

“The disciplinary matter concerning Comrade Julius is now in the hands of the ANC National Disciplinary Committee, which will henceforth deal with the date, venue and time of the hearing.”

Malema would have an opportunity to defend himself at a disciplinary hearing.

He would be entitled to be represented by a member of the ANC in good standing.


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