- A harrowing video was shared online showing a municipal worker driving into cars and over people recently
- The man, 36-year-old Walter Madubanya, was allegedly angry over not getting a promotion
- He was denied bail after being accused of driving over a law enforcement officer several times
'Walter' trended on social media on Wednesday after videos surfaced online showing the 36-year-old Polokwane municipal worker wreaking havoc at work in a truck.
Yusuf Abramjee shared the clips on his Twitter page and he revealed the man allegedly got angry after he was denied a promotion.
Abramjee captioned the post:
"A municipal employee in Polokwane went crazy after he was apparently told he is not getting promoted... He was subsequently arrested."
Take a look at the video below:
According to News24, Walter Madubanya appeared before the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Friday where he was denied bail. His rampage allegedly resulted in the death of an officer as well as damage to at least seven other vehicles.
The Citizen reported the incident took place on 7 August after Madubanya locked himself in a municipal truck.
He was also allegedly in possession of a dangerous weapon. The video shows Madubanya driving into several vehicles and shots were fired after police arrived on the scene.
The 36-year-old ended up crashing the truck into a wall, injuring himself. The clip went viral on social media and South Africans gave their views on his destructive behaviour.
Twitter user, @Tladi06189403, commented:
"This is a problem of entitlement, he thought he must be promoted."
Tumi Sole wrote:
"Walter messed up big time! Sadly the officer has made it all our problem by shooting him when he was not posing any danger! Taxpayers will be footing this legal bill."
Another tweep, @NketePhillip, wrote:
"I'd say Walter grew up playing GTA, it was time he put knowledge into practice wabona?!"
Another video has gone viral on Mzansi social media. A 52-year-old woman recently went viral after pulling a gun out in the middle of an altercation with EFF members during a protest. It is understood that the woman pointed the firearm at the EFF protestors after a heated argument in Walmer Park Shopping Centre, Port Elizabeth.
The video reveals security guards attempting to separate angered EFF women from the lady in question while other party members can be viewed following and insulting the woman. Agitated by the situation, the woman stops walking and pulls a gun out of her jacket, pointing it at the EFF members who react by shouting at her to "Shoot!"
The Red Berets have pressed charges and the case is under investigation with no arrests having been made.
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