WATCH: EFF slams 'white racists' over coffin video

2016-11-15 10:44

Johannesburg – Two men are expected to appear in the Middleburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for allegedly beating another man and forcing him into a coffin, the Economic Freedom Fighters said.  

Police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi could not confirm the matter. 

"I heard the EFF will be in court but I still have to confirm the case," he said.

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According to EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, the incident took place at JM De Beer Boerdery next to Komati Power Station. 

"These white racists then took a video and put it up on social media for amusement after humiliating [Victor] Mlotshwa," Ndlozi said.

"This humiliation can be based on nothing else but his blackness, which means it is in actual fact a humiliation of black people as a whole." 

In the 20-second video, which was posted on YouTube, one man, speaking in Afrikaans, is seen forcing Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatening to pour petrol on him.

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