- Disturbing visual footage of an employee being smacked around by his boss has emerged online
- Lawyer Norman Tjombe was so triggered by the incident he had called on social media to help
- Tjombe offered the battered employee his services, free of charge and it earned him a round of applause
Norman Tjombe was disturbed by a viral video of an employee being abused at the hands of his boss, but who could blame him?
In the video taken of surveillance footage, a white manager can be witnessed smacking an African worker while two men look on.
The manager even holds the man in a better position so that his blows hit home, at some point another employee walks in but doesn't intervene.
The clip has garnered immense backlash from citizens who had demanded justice for the employer, over 45 000 people watching the abuse in sheer horror.
Tjombe had been among those who found the behavior, regardless of the cause, unacceptable. In a post to social media, the lawyer asked for more information:
"Anyone with the details of this incident? I'm offering legal services for free to the victim. Please let me know."
The offer touched the people it reached, with many applauding him for taking a stand at his own expense.
It soon emerged that the incident had taken place in Namibia at a supermarket, allegedly after the assaulted employee stole from a fellow co-worker.
The man dishing out the abuse had been a manager at the store, but shortly after the incident went viral had been handed his walking papers.
The employee who took the punishment still works at the shop, pending a police investigation, Briefly.co.za gathered.
Take a look at the response to Tjombe's offer and the incident itself below:
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