Johannesburg - The stage and marquee set up for an EFF rally
in Thokoza, south of Johannesburg, has been petrol bombed, the party said on
"During the early hours of this morning [Saturday],
people came and petrol bombed the marquees, stage, sound system and
chairs," said Economic Freedom Fighters spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi.
"No arrests have been made, but we have opened a case
The party's premier candidate Dali Mpofu was due to address
the rally at the Sam Ntuli stadium at 10:00.
Ndlozi said the event will still go ahead.
"The event will still go on, but at 14:00. Dali will
He said police were monitoring the area, and a helicopter
was hovering above.
"We are not going to back down, we will stand our
ground and continue with event."
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