Traffic officer photographed while pushing a taxi: Mzansi reacts

Traffic officer photographed while pushing a taxi: Mzansi reacts

- A traffic officer has been photographed pushing a taxi in Mpumalanga recently

- Collen Nakedi shared the image to Facebook and it was reshared to the #ImStaying group by Bongani Ð Mtshweni

- Some Stayers found this to be absolutely hilarious while others are convinced that the taxi driver paid a bribe

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We've some weird and wacky things happening in South Africa. Especially since the lockdown hit. Recently a traffic officer was photographed pushing a taxi in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. The officer can be seen in full uniform.

The image was uploaded to Facebook by Collen Nakedi and reshared to the #ImStaying group by Bongani Ð Mtshweni. Collen took the picture through a car window and captioned it: "Witbank traffic officials are the best."

The post on the #ImStaying group received a lot of responses from Stayers that believed the taxi driver had paid a bribe to the officer.

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Traffic cops help to push a taxi: Mzansi reacts
This traffic officer has gone viral on social media after he was photographed pushing a taxi. Source: Collen Nakedi / Facebook
Source: Facebook

Take a look at Collen's post below: compiled a few of the comments left under the #ImStaying post.

Bong'Lwazi MacSibanyoni said:

"In my life, I have travelled to Witbank many times but I have never seen any traffic officials!"

John Mashazi commented:

"He's just making sure his vehicle is back on the road making money for him..."

Tinashe Shariwa wrote:

"The tax driver has already paid the bribe."

Sthembiso Ndebele added:

"Bribe or not, don't forget traffic officers are human also maybe the guy asked him nicely... Yeerrr your mentality."

In other news about law enforcement, recently reported on a kind police officer who hosted a special birthday party for the baby he rescued. Many people have the notion that most police officers can only help when there is a bribe, but that is not the case with Gabriel Akwaru. learnt that Akwaru, who is stationed at Manjiri Police Post in Togoni, has been a blessing to a baby who was dumped in a pit latrine on September 9, 2019, and her family.

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A year after rescuing the baby, the kind cop decided to commemorate the day with a special birthday party for the little missy. Speaking to's sister publication, Akwaru said the party went down on Sunday, September 13, since he was tied up on Wednesday, September 9.

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