Advocate Gerrie Nel‚ head of Afriforum’s private prosecuting unit‚ will privately prosecute Julius Malema and co-accused for fraud and tender corruption should the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) not yield to Afriforum’s demand that the case against Malema be reinstated. EFF leader Julius Malema said on Thursday he was prepared to face prosecution for fraud and corruption. "Bring it on bloody racists‚ you don’t scare me at all. I’m born ready! No white man will decide my destiny, the poor masses of our people will ..., " Malema tweeted. The case involves the company On-Point Engineering in Limpopo‚ in which Malema’s family trust had an interest. In 2009, On-Point was appointed to assist the Limpopo department of roads and transport with infrastructure development‚ maintenance and planning and in doing so‚ allegedly received bribes from successful tenderers. Afriforum said it laid a charge against Malema at the Brooklyn police station in Pretoria on July 24 2011 in terms of the ...

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