Video shows thug shot dead after mall chase in Limpopo

Video shows thug shot dead after mall chase in Limpopo

South Africans were left shook after a video was posted on social media which showed a man killing a thief who stole from him.

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On Monday, CCTV cameras captured a chase and shooting at Cycad Mall in Polokwane, Limpopo. The video has since made its way online and shows a thug running towards a silver Toyota Corolla sedan with the victim hot on his heals.

However, just as he tried to get into the reversing get-away car, the civilian shoots him and the thief is seen falling to the ground as his accomplices speed away.

A 10 second clip of the incident was posted on Twitter by @stolencarRSA, along with the caption:

"WARNING! NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS. VIDEO OF A SUSPECT BEING SHOT AFTER A ROBBERY AT CYCAD SHOPPING CENTER, POLOKWANE, LIMPOPO.YESTERDAY."

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Briefly.co.za gathered the footage sparked a massive response on Twitter and South Africans were quick to give their two cents on the matter.

Mbuelo Ramafamba, who goes by the Twitter handle @MbueloRamafamba, commented: "Sad that with this video as evidence, he will be charged and tried for murder. Our justice system protects criminals and jails innocent people. A criminals gets away with murder. An innocent person gets locked away for self defense. No good goes unpunished in this country."

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Another video was then posted, which showed the dead criminal on the ground while the man explained the thugs were targeting him.

Disclaimer: Warning- this video contains graphic content and should not be viewed by sensitive viewers.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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