ANC disciplinary committee deny bid by Julius Malema to remove Derek Hanekom as chairperson
By Lelethu Mquqo
16 September 2011
The ANC’s disciplinary committee has denied a bid by Julius Malema to remove Derek Hanekom as chairperson of the committee.
The Youth League leader had argued that previous comments by Hanekom on land expropriation meant he could be prejudiced.
The panel said today it had withdrawn a second charge against Malema.
He had been accused of saying the hearing was only going ahead because of factional reasons.
The disciplinary committee will proceed today and tomorrow, with the intention of finalising its work next week.