An Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) official checks a ballot box at a polling station in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa, 07 May 2014.
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JOHANNESBURG - Judgment has been reserved in the case against an Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) councillor candidate for Tshwane.
The Independent Electoral Commission wants Thabo Mabotja disqualified from contesting next week&39;s polls.
IEC&39;s Adv Gcabashe; &39;He completely disregarded the dignity & rights of a large proportion of people. Language is prohibited&39; ThaboMabotja— Thulasizwe Simelane (@ThulasSims) July 29, 2016
Electoral court justice Moshidi suggests ThaboMabotja should be ordered to retract on Facebook,his alleged call for killing of white people— Thulasizwe Simelane (@ThulasSims) July 29, 2016
The Independent Electoral Commission’s lawyer says Mabotja completely disregarded the dignity and rights of many.
The EFF distanced itself from its member, saying it would not be defending his statement.