- A man was caught on camera as he stole a generator from a cage
- The footage was shared via social media and went viral on Wednesday
- Social media users were amazed by the man’s strength and he was deemed to have a PhD in stealing
South Africa was in the midst of graduation season and one man was awarded a PhD via social – majoring in the art of theft.
Hard as it may be to believe, the criminal was lauded as a video of his caper was shared via Facebook.
South Africa Live shared the video on Wednesday and it’s already trending.
The footage shows how the man removes a generator from a cage and walks off with the object as he carries it on his back.
Many social media users found the footage entertaining and it sparked some lively debate.
Janus Steenkamp said, “Just think what he can achieve if he applied all that intelligence in looking for a JOB.”
Bradley Bole replied, “Maybe if there were jobs...”
Quien Wicomb said, “Yaaasis imagine the weight of that generator.”
Sharon Du Toit added: “Phd in power lifting too.”
Belinda Wheeler Duncan commented, “Probably high on whoonga, generators are extremely heavy & he’s carrying it on his back with ease!”
Briefly.co.za gathered that more and more people were shocked by the display of strength.
However, some questioned the man’s modus operandi.
Christopher Alvarado said, “If he had a PhD in stealing he would have taken out the camera.”
Nolan Dirk VD Westhuizen stated, “He's on camera and still walking free our law is a joke or they found him and took the loot and sold it.”
Briefly.co.za was unable to verify the location of the incident.
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