- Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula shared a comical photo relating to the dreaded coronavirus
- The image showed a ploy that motorists could use to fool traffic officers and possibly get out of traffic fines or breathalyser tests
- Mbaks' tweet went viral, as South Africans were left in stitches
Necessity is often credited as the mother of invention and this seemed to hold true based on a recent photo that went viral via social media.
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula shared the controversial image, which takes a somewhat lighthearted approach to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mbaks took to Twitter on Monday and shared the following caption:
"Criminals also exploiting the gap."
The post was accompanied by a photo of a police officer who was seemingly in the process of writing and handing a fine to a motorist.
However, he is caught off-guard as the motorist refuses to roll down the window and holds a message saying, "I have the corona virus."
The post had South Africans seeing the funny side and many marvelled at the motorist's ingenuity.
Kanyanemosebjadi (@Hunadi55906388) felt the ploy would be ineffective in Mzansi:
"At least South African police can not read."
Rabs Gundula Globe with meridians (@Rabs2013) said,
"I shud try this one when they are checking fines."
Mickey van Peeblez (@van_peeblez) added,
"It’s our turn from all the cokes we payed for."
Dlangamandla King Tolo (@Gaise_Nongezi) said,
"What a trick that."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that seven people have now tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in the country.
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