- A thug learnt the hard way that it’s never a good idea to steal from a taxi driver
- Video footage shows how the thief steals something from the taxi window in a busy road and makes a run for it
- The taxi driver gets his man after a chase and mob justice is served, with social media users loving every minute of it
Criminals generally tend to be a brazen bunch, but one could imagine them adhering to an unwritten code of some sort.
There has to be certain things that criminals avoid and stealing from a taxi driver should be one of them.
A thug learnt that lesson the hard way as he was beaten to a pulp after trying to steal in broad daylight.
Video footage shows how the thief approaches the driver’s side and quickly snatches something through the window.
Although the incident took place in a busy road, the taxi driver abandons his vehicle and runs after the man.
The driver somehow chases the thief down and a group of men emerge to assist him.
The hapless criminal is welcomed with a flying kick that even Jackie Chan would be proud of.
The group proceed to give the thug a solid beating. There’s a moment where he nearly sneaks away, but is quickly stopped and the punishment continues.
You can click here to watch the video.
Briefly.co.za noted that Mzansi gave it the stamp of approval and the video went viral.
South Africa Live shared the footage via their Facebook page on Wednesday and nearly 600 people have responded.
South Africans lauded the driver and the highlight seemed to be the flying kick that was given.
Shaun Pretorius said, “Great job give that man a bells.”
Luxolo Earl L Maloyi added, “Great job bafe2. I've watched the video more than 5 time. That's how much I enjoyed it.”
Cassidy Ngonie Rupiya commented, “The thief was welcomed with a lovely kick. this changed my life.”
Thembisile Dudu said, “Wow I’m watching this video over and over.”
Abigail Masha commented: “Proud of u driver AND you Bruce Lee.”
Thembani Mzawuziwa added, “He brought the criminal to the justice league, the fly kick from chief justice was amazing.”
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