Video shows how 27 people are crammed into 1 Quantum minibus

Video shows how 27 people are crammed into 1 Quantum minibus

- Mpumalanga Community Safety Department expressed outrage following the release of a video shared via social media

- The video went viral as it shows police officers stopping a Toyota Quantum with 27 passengers on the inside

- The passengers included children, infants and a handicapped gentleman

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The Mpumalanga Community Safety Department was stunned and shared its disdain for taxi drivers who violate the law.

Following the release of a controversial video shared via social media, the department has urged drivers to abandon life-threatening behaviour.

The video shows how police officers stop a Toyota Quantum minibus near Mbombela.

Briefly.co.za understands the vehicle was driving towards Mozambique.

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To the amazement of the traffic officers, they found that the 16-seater vehicle was crammed full of passengers.

The cops proceeded to request all passengers to exit the vehicle and do a head count.

In the end, a whopping 27 passengers were seen coming out of the Quantum.

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Daily Sun reported on the incident and that the driver claimed to be doing a good deed.

He said, “I was only trying to help the driver who was stuck and after seeing the children crying of hunger, I decided to do this.”

Moeti Mmusi, Mpumalanga Community Safety spokesperson, called on transport owners to ensure compliance to avoid fatal accidents.

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