A video has been shared on social media showing a man getting mugged in the Johannesburg CBD. The brazen attack has left many outraged about the level of crime in the country.
The footage was shared by the Intelligence Bureau SA on Facebook. It has sparked a huge reaction among social media users. In the clip, a man is attacked by a group of thugs who strip him of his possessions. Briefly.co.za gathered that the video was old but it still incited a passionate response from outraged citizens.
Facebook user Adriaan Van Der Walt said:
"Really we have to take back our roads and cities from thugs who wanna run control. Show them crime don't pay, we all want to be safe."
Edmond Arthur Soko said:
"Their faces have been seen clearly, but police will take 5 years to apprehend the thugs."
Mohau Morehow Thekiso said:
"December 2017, but it still happens till now... My colleague was a victim this past December. Now that Mashaba is gone, this will spike."
Steve Moreo said:
"If people can start dealing with criminals like the way they do in townships, JHB will be better place for all."
Armando Mourao said:
"Day to day life in SA... plus over 50 murders per day... no one worries about, but the world is worried about 300 people died in China over a period of 2 months!!! So ironic!"
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