Marikana: Malema gets the boot

2012-09-17 12:14

Cops, armed with R5 rifles, manhandled and escorted former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema out of the area when he attempted to attend a workers’ meeting at the Wonderkop stadium in Marikana this afternoon.

A scuffle broke out between the cops and Malema’s bodyguards as they barred him from attending the meeting, City Press’s Lucas Ledwaba reports from the scene.

Thousands had gathered at the stadium earlier as police kept close watch.

A delegation of the SA Council of Churches were in attendance.

“End apartheid policing now!” and “Justice for Marikana workers and communities” read some of the posters seen at the gathering.

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