The ANC said it has been made aware that a case of sexual harassment has been opened against an ANC member.
“We are awaiting the outcome of the police investigation. We reaffirm ANC gender policy with regards to respect for women’s rights,” ANC national spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said, without identifying the official.
But local press reports identified the official as Marius Fransman, ANC Western Cape Provincial Chairperson. Fransman previously was Deputy Minister of the International Relations and Cooperation.
The case against Fransman was opened at Sun City police station in the North West Province, where the ANC’s birthday celebrations are to take place on Saturday.
Fransman is amongst the ANC’s top brass that are in the province to attend the ANC’s 104th anniversary celebration. Enditem