Julius Malema smiles in the Polokwane High Court where he appeared on 28 November 2013 on charges of corruption.
Johannesburg - Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema was arrested on Thursday evening for speeding, Gauteng traffic police said.
"Mr Julius Malema was arrested by the high speed unit in the Vaal on the N1 driving 215km/h in a 120km/h zone," spokeswoman Busaphi Nxumalo said.
"They are still busy detaining him," she said at 7.25pm.
Malema would be detained at a police station in the Vaal.
Further details were not immediately available, Nxumalo said.