- A Metro officer has been slammed after being caught littering in the street
- A man took to social media to share how he confronted the 'dirty' cop
- Mzansi social media users were not impressed with the law enforcement officer
A journalist has taken to social media to call a cop out for littering. He caught the law enforcement officer throwing eggshells on the road. Mzansi social media users slammed him for his behaviour.
Thabo Leshilo (@leshilot) posted pictures of the JPMD officer's car along with the caption:
"I caught this #JMPD cop leisurely dumping eggshells on a street in Braamfontein a few minutes ago. When I confronted him, he wondered why I was bothering him, as the street was filthy anyway. WTF?"
Mzansi social media users were not impressed. Twitter user JackD157 said:
"This sets a pathetic example and is an insult to the uniform."
"They drive while on the phone. They look the other way when taxis brazenly break the law. They drive past stranded drivers in breakdowns. They are just not there to serve and protect."
"Indeed - the @JoburgMPD is meant to act against littering and dumping, not perpetuate it. Sadly, some officers reproduce the (dis)order in which they find themselves, rather than working to improve it. Hopefully @AsktheChiefJMPD will remind members of this objective."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a determined lady was lauded on social media for making a difference by helping to keep her town clean. Em Watson drove by a road which was becoming increasingly festered with litter. Not content to wait on the municipality to clean the area, Watson took matters into her own hands and enlisted the help of three men, who were looking for work.
The men cleaned the road, which lies somewhere in Hartbeespoort, and collected 15 bags filled with rubbish. Watson generously paid the men herself and disposed of the rubbish.
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