EFF's appeal of suspension of members from Parliament to be heard: EFF National Spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi confirmed that the case was currently being heard before the Western Cape High Court this afternoon after Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng ordered that the case be heard by that court.
The National Assembly voted 3 weeks ago to suspend EFF MPs for their role in chanting "pay back the money" to President Jacob Zuma during an August sitting.
The EFF had claimed that Western Cape President Judge Hlophe had told the party's attorney that he would not allow for that case to be heard. Speaking to the issue of Judge Hlophe's remarks EFF National Spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi responded :
The matter of Judge Hlophe we will be taking it on separately and we will keep the public posted because it's something we can't let go. We can't be harrased by ANC in Parliament and also harrassed by it's deployees within the judiciary, so we will definitely be following it up and we will keep everybody posted. As for now we are challenging that we are being suspended illegally by Parliament.— National Spokesperson of the EFF, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi
Ndlozi also explained that the suspension was illegal because the party only began the chant of "pay back the money" during recess, which is why it was illegal.Continue Reading