EFF has opened a prison case in opposition to a 52-year-old gray-haired lady seen in a viral video pointing a gun at EFF members protesting exterior a Clicks retailer in a mall in Port Elizabeth.
The argument between the protesters and the girl occurred within the Walmer Palk Purchasing Centre at 10:30am on Tuesday.
The incident was recorded by a consumer whose id is just not disclosed.
When Walmer police acquired to the scene, they instantly arrested the gray- haired lady and the EFF members.
On the Walmer police station, the 2 events refused to open circumstances in opposition to one another.
Nevertheless, in response to Port Elizabeth police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu, the EFF get together members returned to the police station round 15:00 to open a case of pointing a firearm in opposition to the girl.
Naidu disclosed that the case continues to be below investigation and nobody has been arrested to date.
Watch video of the gray-haired lady threatening EFF members with a gun right here.
Walmer Park Purchasing Centre supervisor Leonie Scheepers defined that the heated argument began when the girl was discovered filming the protesters who had been wearing EFF T-shirts exterior Clicks retailer.
“Centre Safety personnel approached her and requested that she stop videoing.”
“She ignored this request, after which confronted the one that gave the impression to be the chief of the group [EFF].”
“An altercation ensued. Through the altercation, the shopper took out a firearm and pointed it on the group,” mentioned Scheepers.
He mentioned the mall’s safety and police are on excessive alert because the protest in opposition to Clicks continues to be ongoing.
He added that Clicks retailer has been closed till additional discover.