"Poverty Is Not an Excuse": Locals in Cars & Bakkies Loot Food Truck

"Poverty Is Not an Excuse": Locals in Cars & Bakkies Loot Food Truck

- A disappointed South African man shared a clip of a bunch of people looting a broken down truck

- In the clip, people with cars and bakkies help themselves to boxes of grocery stuff that were packed in the truck

- Many locals were just as disappointed as the man who took the clip and shared their thoughts in the comment section

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A disappointed man recently shared a clip with Facebook page SA Long Distance Truck Drivers that shows many locals looting a broken-down truck. In the clip people with vehicles even join in on the mass looting.

"Poverty Is Not an Excuse": Locals in Cars & Bakkies Loot Food Truck
These people were looting this truck. Images: SA Long Distance Truckers
Source: Facebook
"Yesterday the truck couldn't climb the hill. People came in cars and bakkies to loot. If you have a vehicle you are not that poor to be looting. So poverty is no excuse here," the clip was captioned.

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South Africans were very disappointed and made this known in the comment section of the post. Many of them criticised the government who they said were not leading by example. Read their comments below:

Kenneth Maqala said:

"The same happened yesterday between Harrismith and Kestell, people in the very nice expensive car were looting flour from the overturned truck, what a shame to this nation."

Steve Van Reenen said:

"They learned from the ANC that there no consequences for their actions."

In similar Briefly News reports, South Africans are reacting to a video of a truck being looted near Tshwane, Centurion where looters are seen helping themselves. It remains unclear as to which company owns the truck but it seems it has lost its load of coffee creamers after it was spotted on an R55 busy road in Gauteng.

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Posted by @Abramjee on Twitter, the clip shows how drivers and a truck just drop members of the community to collect their boxes. @Mokome_Eddie said:

“What was the load? Because seems like people are helping themselves.”

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