- An off-duty police officer was allegedly caught driving under the influence
- A video shows the intoxicated man, who claims to be a cop, arguing with another person
- He tells the motorist to give back his car keys despite appearing to be drunk
On Tuesday, a video was shared on South Africa Live's Facebook page showing a man confronting an alleged intoxicated cop.
A man, dressed in a police jacket over a Spongebob shirt, slurred his speech as he asked the other guy to give back his car keys.
The person filming then asks him in Afrikaans about the jacket he is wearing, to which the alleged cop responds:
"Voetsek, you shouldn't say to me 'Whose jacket it that'."
The man then asks him if he is a cop and the officer claims he is. The motorist then asked the cop if he thinks it is okay to drive while being intoxicated and the alleged officer told him to just give him his keys.
South Africans were stunned by the footage and Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the reactions.
Caroline Khader commented:
"He is off duty and due to load-shedding couldn't find another jacket, so blame Eskom for his mistake."
Erietha Greyling wrote:
"Shocking SAPS please set an example for the public and put this gentleman in jail."
Unathi Munafiek Lumko said:
"He is off duty and therefore allowed to do as he please... It's December, let the guy enjoy himself."
Kapil Misra added:
"To those defending the cop, may he attend to you and yours in your hour of need in that state."
It was not revealed where or when the video was filmed, nor was it confirmed if the man in question was actually a cop (aside from him claiming to be).
Take a look at the video below:
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