South Africa: Malema trial postponed to 2014
Johannesburg – The corruption case against EFF leader Julius Malema has been postponed to next year.
The trial has been set down from 30 September to 31 October, eNCA reported on Monday.
Malema, however, will make representations to a judge next Thursday and Friday on why the matter should not go to trial.
The former ANC Youth League leader appeared after allegedly making nearly R4m from corrupt activities. He is out on bail of R10 000 and faces charges of fraud, corruption, money-laundering, and racketeering.
Malema's co-accused are his business associates Kagisho Dichabe, Lesiba Gwangwa, Helen Moreroa, and Makgetsi Manthata. They are out on bail of R40 000 each.