Suspected arsonist Zandile Mafe, charged with setting fire to Parliament last week, was accompanied by a new senior legal representative in the form of lawyer Dali Mpofu, former EFF national chairman.
Mpofu informed the court that Mafe had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.
Following this revelation, the state requested that Mafe be admitted to a mental institution for 30 days and put on trial.
Mpofu said Mafe would refuse government-provided meals in protest if he were not given bail.
Here’s what Mpofu had to say: < / p>
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