- A hilarious video shows how a criminal got caught out after getting stuck to a gate
- The man was trying to break into a home, but he was unable to escape after latching onto the driveway gate
- South Africans nominated the man for South Africa's dumbest criminal as the footage went viral
With the sky-high crime rate, it's not an understatement to say that South Africans are gatvol of crime.
Social media users therefore found delight in a hilarious video, which revealed how a thief got caught in the strangest way possible.
The man tried to scale a driveway gate in an attempt to burgle a home, but got stuck in the process.
The hilarious incident was caught on camera by a passer-by and has gone viral via social media.
The criminal tried valiantly to escape, but seemed destined to remain stuck in mid-air.
A man can be heard in the video declaring that he refuses to help the criminal get down and he also complained about the response time from police officers.
Briefly.co.za noted the huge response after South Africa Live shared the video via Facebook.
Nankulo Bhuti Wakwa Sokombela highlighted the embarrassing experience:
"Loooool, yerrr This Guy, His Ancestors I'm sure they are very ashamed of Him now!! Failing to escape just like that."
Ndivhuho Munyai asked a popular question:
"Sjambok .. why r u wasting time?"
Sebistianus Sebby marvelled at the security gate:
"That gate has some magical powers. It holds him simple but he can't escape."
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