Relief for Janu-worry: Motorists and residents caught on video looting overturned truck

Relief for Janu-worry: Motorists and residents caught on video looting overturned truck

A video was posted on social media on Thursday which showed motorists and residents in the Eastern Cape looting an overturned truck.

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On Thursday morning, a truck overturned on the N6 between Cathcart and Stutterheim. However, before help could arrive, locals and motorists saw an opportunity to help themselves.

A video of the incident has since been shared on Daily Dispatch's Facebook page and it showed how passersby stopped to take advantage of a bad situation.

The footage sparked mixed emotions on social media. Briefly.co.za gathered some South Africans condemned the people's actions, dubbing it theft.

Nkwenkwezi Ngqunge wrote: "And they are taking casually as if they've been given permission to grab and grab."
Tracey Lorraine Geach added: "Wonderful country we live in. Don't know the difference between right and wrong. Stealing is stealing. Completely unacceptable."

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However, others said the truck's load was likely insured and it did not hurt for the people to help themselves.

Chalene De Klerk commented: "That truck is insured with all those goodies in there...so let the people be blessed."
Betty Ncanywa wrote: "Xmas came in January."
Bongani Bora added: "Those 2 old ladies walk as if they are coming out of a grocery store they are so cool."

READ ALSO: Video of pavement robbery has citizens fuming: "Witchcraft can solve this problem"

Take a look at the video below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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