- The South African social media family is amazed as they react to a video of looters carrying televisions even using a forklift
- The short clip is shared by @KulaniCool on social media and has been condemned by his Twitter followers
- Many people argue that this is just pure criminality rather than a peaceful protest in a call to release former president Jacob Zuma from prison
South African cities are currently engulfed in violent protests but many people have argued that it’s pure criminality. This comes after a video clip showing many people involved in looting a shopping mall possibly in KwaZulu-Natal or Gauteng.
Mzansi has experienced ugly scenes over the past weekend as angry members of the community were protesting to see former president Jacob Zuma released from prison. Although many social media users argue that the protesters are not really calling for Msholozi’s release, some say these are criminals in disguise.
Posted by @KulaniCool, the video clip has attracted massive reactions, some have lamented the acts and some people are supporting looting.
The post reads:
“The guy driving the forklift works there.”
“Lol, these ones without proof of purchase, they will be arrested within a month. Never underestimate neighbourhood.”
“But you know Zuma and criminality mos....”
“Criminality of the highest order.”
“Mara banna, people killing the economy as if it was nothing.”
“Baba @CyrilRamaphosa please do something, I know you condemn looting and burning of infrastructure but please, can you do more than that, this is really getting out of hand, somebody is shouting "sifuna uZuma" while carrying stolen goods, It doesn't make sense #ShutdownSA.”
“Saze saphoswa bo! Kanti iza nini lana eWestern Cape?”
“Out of all the videos I have seen, I hardly see law enforcement.”
“You see why a forklift now?”
"Jesus isn't enough for this nation": SA reacts to zinc truck looters
Remaining with looting videos, Briefly News ran a story that a clip of some community members brazenly looting a stationary truck has been shared online by Twitter user, @advobarryroux. In the clip, the locals come out in large numbers to loot the truck, which was loaded with zinc sheets.
In the clip, the homes in the background appear to be made predominantly from zinc so undoubtedly, the looters were planning to either build or extend their shacks, which makes the entire looting an even more desperate situation.
"Lol we are in a banana republic it reminds me of Zandspruit incident where is the police and Cele in this or they'll come later?"
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