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VIDEO: EFF's Floyd Shivambu caught assaulting journo

20 March 2018 2:24 PM
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EFF's Floyd Shivambu was caught on camera assaulting a journalist outside Parliament and has since apologised in statement.

EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu was caught on camera assaulting a journalist outside Parliament on Tuesday.

The journalist in question says Shivambu used force and grabbed his throat for refusing to delete a picture taken of him.

Adrian de Kock, a multimedia journalist at Netwerk24, says he plans on pressing charges against the EFF member.

Shivambu has come out to apologise for his actions in a statement, taking full responsibility for the altercation.

When I went to Floyd Shivambu for comment, he immediately said that I should delete the picture off my camera.

Adrian de Kock, a multimedia journalist at Netwerk24

He grabbed my camera and tried to delete the picture himself.. he was trying to break my stuff.

Adrian de Kock, a multimedia journalist at Netwerk24

I got pushed and shoved and eventually Floyd Shivambu grabbed me by the throat.

Adrian de Kock, a multimedia journalist at Netwerk24

This article first appeared on CapeTalk : VIDEO: EFF's Floyd Shivambu caught assaulting journo


20 March 2018 2:24 PM
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