Malema supporters outside court

Vanderbiljlpark - Politician Julius Malema's supporters were singing and dancing on Wednesday ahead of his appearance on a traffic violation in the Vanderbijlpark Regional Court.

Economic Freedom Fighters wearing red berets and T-shirts danced in front of the gate with posters of Malema, leader of the party.

Julius Malema is due in court for reckless or negligent driving. Credit: Independent Newspapers

Malema was due to appear for reckless or negligent driving.

He was arrested in December for allegedly driving at 215km/h in a 120km/h zone.

The media was barred from entering the court by security guards. They claimed they were given orders not to allow media inside. - Sapa