IFP members in court for attack

2011-04-18 07:38

Three men said to be IFP members were expected to appear in the Protea Magistrates Court today for allegedly attacking and damaging homes belonging to the party’s breakaway faction, the NFP, The Star reported.

The men allegedly attacked National Freedom Party (NFP) members at the Nancefield hostel in Soweto last week.

Captain Mpande Khoza was quoted saying the attack happened after Inkatha Freedom Party members taking part in a march spotted people at the hostel wearing NFP T-shirts.

Hostilities between the two parties have been simmering in Johannesburg hostels since early last month.

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