EFF Tshwane candidate councillor Thabo Mabotja
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JOHANNESBURG - The EFF&39;s Thabo Mabotja appeared before the Electoral Court on Thursday after he posted on Facebook that white people should be hacked and killed.
Mabotja appeared before a full bench at the Electoral Court on Thursday, but the case was postponed.
The court says it is dissatisfied in the manner in which the ward councillor candidate.was subpoenaed.
Lawyers posted summonses on Facebook, saying he couldn&39;t be reached as he was campaigning.
Full bench of Electoral Court hearing the matter. Justices unhappy about how IEC served papers on EFF candidate Thabo Mabotja via Facebook— Thulasizwe Simelane (@ThulasSims) July 28, 2016
Postponement of IEC case against EFF candidate Thabo Mabotja to allow for papers to be served on him, in a manner more direct than Facebook— Thulasizwe Simelane (@ThulasSims) July 28, 2016
But Electoral Court Justices want IEC lawyers to stick the papers on Mabotja&39;s door to be sure. &39;Sanction being sought too serious&39; EFF— Thulasizwe Simelane (@ThulasSims) July 28, 2016
The IEC wants Mabotja removed from the list of councillor candidates.
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