'I'll mess you up,' Maile tells Tshwane resident in text tirade

09 August 2020 - 00:00 By ANDISIWE MAKINANA

Gauteng co-operative governance MEC Lebogang Maile has come under fire in parliament for losing his cool in an exchange with a member of the public who complained about having his electricity cut off.

Maile sent text messages to Tshwane resident Lucky Nkhwashu saying, in part: "Don't start with me, I didn't switch off your electricity, do I say you must not pay? I'm not your friend, I have handed you over to people who must help you, what more do you want from me. F*** you, you don't know me bloody Askari, I'll mess you up you bastard."..

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