A video has surfaced of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu attacking a journalist.
News24 reports that the journalist attacked in the video recording is Adrian de Kock of Netwerk24. The incident took place at Parliament on Tuesday.
The video posted on New24 shows Floyd Shivambu along with 2 other unidentified men in a scuffle with De Kock. It shows the three men trying to grab the journalist’s camera.
De Kock is later shown explaining what has happened. He said the scuffle occurred after he had approached Floyd Shivambu for comments about Patricia de Lille’s disciplinary hearing. The EFF Deputy president said he has no comments after which he instructed De Kock to delete his photos.
In the video De Kock is clearly heard shouting “Leave me alone”! After which two women intervenes saying “It’s gonna cause unnecessary trouble, just leave him.”