Arrest warrant issued for S.Africa's Malema: lawyer

AFP
September 21, 2012
Malema had claimed there was an assassination plot against him
<p>Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema addresses a press conference on September 18. South African elite police have issued an arrest warrant for controversial firebrand Malema, his lawyer confirmed Friday, after media reports linked it to fraud and corruption charges.</p>

South African elite police have issued an arrest warrant for controversial firebrand Julius Malema, his lawyer confirmed Friday, after media reports linked it to fraud and corruption charges.

"We were notified today that a warrant of arrest was issued against Julius Malema. We don't have information on the charges and we don't have a copy of the warrant," Nicqui Galaktiou told AFP.