Hee Banna: Mzansi in Stitches Seeing Video of a Man Running Away From the Police

Hee Banna: Mzansi in Stitches Seeing Video of a Man Running Away From the Police

  • As looting scenes continues to take the centre stage in Gauteng, the social media community is left in stitches after watching a video of a man running away from the police
  • The man seems to have been nabbed by the police and as the officer tries to open the back of the van, he finds a chance to escape and disappears
  • This is evident in a clip posted by @MandyWiener on Twitter, but some people believe the tired cops deliberately let the guy off the hook

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With many community leaders and government officials calling for tough handling of the looters by the law enforcement agencies, a member of South African police is a laughing stock on social media.

The policeman is struggling to open the vehicle after arresting a suspect, but as he opens the transit door, the suspect escaped. The video clip has found its way to the internet courtesy of @MandyWiener through Twitter.

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A man running away from the police has left South Africans with contrasting reactions. Image: @MandyWiener/Twitter
Source: Twitter

The post reads:

@Alonviljoen said:

“But yesterday on William Nicol roadblock to check your car license no getting away from metro police because they insist on their KFC money. Police a joke in SA.”

@ProfesaThom said:

“The police to them: When we leave you, just run away but don't make it obvious, le ska jampisa.”

@Mizzidc said:

“They might be making space in the van to loot themselves the Police. They are underpaid and only know to certify. That's their revenge on the government.”

@Farhana4July said:

“The police is just useless yesterday tried more than 10 times calling @SAPoliceService Johannesburg Central their phone didn't even ring the call was dropped ...it was an emergency at a Warehouse in Crown Mines abt to be looted as crowds were gathering...just disappointed.”

@Futurelockdown said:

“Where is shy guy commissioner Sithole? SAPS have zero strategies now it shows. No country has a police officer for every citizen, you close the gap by being strategic.”

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@BlkBro said:

“I was driving behind a police van and we passed people pushing trolleys from Game warehouse loaded with stolen stuff. The cops just kept driving.”

@LouisNel said:

“Must have been a mistake. Surely the policeman won't just let him go?”

@Dijosti said:

“The blaming of police members after the Marikana incident is coming back to haunt us. Doomed if they act and doomed if they don't.”

@SisGama said:

“There is no proof that the guy has taken anything, he is in a place where things are happening maybe he went there just to see what's happening hahaha.”

Video of cops helping looters escape during the protest: “this country is a joke”

Still focusing on looting, Briefly News reported that as the looting of local businesses becomes increasingly more prevalent across the country, it's natural for South Africans to want a little reassurance from our police force.

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However, one video of what seems to be a police officer helping looters escape a local shop after vandalising it definitely has Mzansi troubled.

Heading online, @_Tshwarelo04 shared the clip. "SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE helping criminals escape from the police, this country is a joke," he captioned the incriminating video.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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