Spar sues EFF for R500k over protest

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The retailer points out that the incident occurred despite an agreement with the party that it would desist from interfering in labour relations between the company and its employees. Photo: Supplied
The retailer points out that the incident occurred despite an agreement with the party that it would desist from interfering in labour relations between the company and its employees. Photo: Supplied

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Retail outlet SuperSpar has instituted legal action against the EFF, seeking a court order to compel the red berets to pay R500 000 in damages, after the party allegedly staged an illegal protest in November outside their Musina-based store.

In SuperSpar’s particulars of claim, lodged at the Johannesburg High Court this week, EFF provincial chairperson Jossey Buthane allegedly rallied Musina community members to the store after an alleged shoplifter was allegedly manhandled and injured by the store’s security personnel.

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