Social media outraged by violent, disrespectful treatment of gogo in taxi

Social media outraged by violent, disrespectful treatment of gogo in taxi

A video was shared on social media that shows an older woman violently removed from a taxi, and it has enraged South Africans. The young man's behaviour is condemned, and social media users are hoping he will be found and punished.

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On 2 December a Twitter user shared a video that has angered South Africans.

In the video, an older woman is seen being shouted on and then roughly pulled from her seat in the taxi. She's then unceremoniously removed from the vehicle before the young driver slams the (broken) door shut.

Many Twitter users reacted by condemning the young man's behaviour and asking for him to be found and action taken to punish his disrespectful treatment of an older woman.

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Others have expressed their disappointment in the passengers who watched the incident unfold but did not try to intervene or come to the gogo's aid.

It is disturbing to see the violent treatment of the old woman, and it is hoped the young man's behaviour has been reported to the relevant authorities. gathered some of the responses by South Africans to give an idea of how people felt about the incident:

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