Parliament scuffle to be investigated

EFF members in Parliament.


CAPE TOWN - Complaints of gender-based violence, sexual harassment, intimidation and violence involving EFF members and Parliamentary Protection Services will be investigated.

Parliament has appointed an independent investigator, Advocate Elizabeth Baloyi-Mere to take lead on the investigation.

READ: Speaker investigating EFF GBV claims

The National Assembly Chamber descended into chaos earlier this month after EFF MPs refused to be addressed by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The red berets were forcefully removed and subsequently submitted a complaint to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

READ: EFF MPs disrupt parliamentary proceedings

The PPS officials also laid a complaint against the EFF.

Advocate Baloyi-Mere has 14 working days to complete the investigation and submit the report to the speaker of the National Assembly.


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