Police arrest brick-throwing taxi driver, SA reacts: "We got him"

Police arrest brick-throwing taxi driver, SA reacts: "We got him"

Shortly after a video went viral showing a taxi driver hurling a brick at a vehicle, police arrested him and Mzansi applauded their swift actions.

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On Thursday, Briefly.co.za reported on a video of a taxi driver who allegedly lost his temper in a road rage incident and he ended up throwing a brick at another vehicle.

The footage shows the taxi driver yelling at another motorist before he tried to smash the passenger side's window.

However, the window did not break and the motorist sped off. The taxi driver hurled a brick at the minibus and a video of the incident went viral.

A couple of hours after the video went viral, JMPD Chief David Tembe took to social media to ask Mzansi to help find the taxi driver.

In another post, Tembe revealed the taxi driver had been apprehended with the help of the ATA - Alexandra Taxi Association.

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South Africans welcomed the taxi driver's arrest and applauded to cop's swift action.

Twitter user, @geoff0504, commented:

"Now cancel his licence and keep the thug off our roads."

Bayanda Zenzile, who goes by the Twitter handle @bayakazenz, wrote:

"Reveal his face. Let him be known. Useless thug."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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