- 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
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.
Take a look at Collen's post below:
Briefly.co.za 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, Briefly.co.za 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.
Briefly.co.za 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.
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 Briefly.co.za's sister publication TUKO.co.ke, Akwaru said the party went down on Sunday, September 13, since he was tied up on Wednesday, September 9.
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