Getrude Makhafola
3 minute read
4 Jan 2022
7:02 pm

‘No one is paying me for this’ – Parliament fire suspect’s attorney denies EFF rumours

Getrude Makhafola

Luvuyo Godla says the public needs to be educated about how legal representation works.

Attorney, Luvuyo Godla. Picture: Screenshot

Luvuyo Godla, the attorney representing the man suspected of having started the fire at Parliament, said he represents anyone of his choosing and is not being paid by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to provide legal services to him. Speculation was rife on Tuesday after Zandile Christmas Mafe, who is said to be homeless, made his first appearance in court and was represented by a private attorney. "I do not know where all this comes from, especially today. I am an attorney, I represent everyone. I think this arises from years back when I represented the EFF. I can categorically...