- A shocking video has surfaced on Twitter showing an attempted kidnapping
- The woman narrowly escaped the thugs and the incident was caught on CCTV
- South Africans were enraged and heart-broken over the video and called for action to be taken
The streets aren't safe, fam. A woman was nearly kidnapped in broad-daylight and the entire incident was caught on CCTV cameras.
Social media user, @BravoMpho, shared the video online on Friday. According to him, the incident took place at Richmond.
Take a look at the video below:
South Africans were shocked by the brazen thugs' attempt to take the woman in public and even Herman Mashaba had his say.
"What on earth is happening to our country? This lawlessness is eventually going to collapse this country unless something drastic happens to restore the Rule of Law @SAPoliceService. This woman is now scarred for life."
Other South Africans shared Mashaba's views and social media users gave their two cents' worth in the comment section.
Twitter user, @siweysnorms, commented:
"A state of lawlessness and disorder will continuing as long as the constitution is protecting criminals."
Another tweep, @pura80834943, wrote:
"What is going on in South Africa?"
It's not the first time a woman has fallen victim to brazen thugs in Mzansi. Briefly.co.za previously reported a 20-year-old French student, who studies in SA, was the victim of a brutal mugging in Cape Town.
The report adds the incident took place at Bo-Kaap, which is a popular tourist destination. The woman was stabbed three times in the neck and shoulder area, but she survived the attack and is recovering in the hospital.
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