Godrich Gardee’s ‘limpet mines’ threat could blow up in his face

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Godrich Gardee’s ‘limpet mines’ threat could blow up in his face

The EFF's General Secretary Godrich Gardee speaks to the media outside the Consitutional Court in Johannesburg on 5 September 2017. The court heard the EFF's bid to have President Jacob Zuma impeached. Picture: Yeshiel Panchia

‘The threat to kill people in large numbers using bombs is certainly illegal,’ says Mathew Moodley, director of Eastern Cape law firm Mathew Moodley & Associates Inc.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) secretary-general Godrich Gardee’s veiled threat to bomb a rally organised by evangelist Angus Buchan for Afrikaner worshippers may land him in hot water if the organisers and Buchan decide to press criminal charges. Mathew Moodley, director of Eastern Cape law firm Mathew Moodley & Associates Inc, said Gardee’s conduct amounted to hate speech and harassment. According to him, Gardee’s threat of using violence created a reasonable belief that harm may be caused to people intending to attend the rally, which is to be held at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria next February. “The threat … is...


 


 


 

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