Clip of Cape mom and son attacked by brazen taxi drivers outrages SA

Clip of Cape mom and son attacked by brazen taxi drivers outrages SA

- A clip of a Cape Town man and his mother being assaulted by some rough taxi drivers on a busy road has been shared online

- According to reports, the motorist got out of his car to tell a driver that he had scraped his car while driving past

- Soon all hell broke loose as the angry driver started attacking the man and hurting his mother, who had been trying to intervene in the process

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A hair-raising clip of a man getting badly assaulted on a busy Cape Town road on Thursday morning this week was shared online. In the short clip that was shared on Twitter by Twitter page, @1SecondLater, the taxi drivers and the motorist can be seen engaging in an argument.

Soon three taxi drivers gang up on the man, kicking him to the floor and proceeding to kick and hit him, tearing his T-shirt in the process. One can also see the motorist's mother trying to intervene and getting pushed around by those involved in the altercation.

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While it is not clear what started the harrowing altercations, one social media user, @iamalkatraz, said that the motorist being assaulted in the clip had insulted the taxi drivers and used racial slurs to address them, resulting in the attack.

Meanwhile, social media users have shared their thoughts on the clip. A few of which you can read below.

@AliceJo52776166 said:

"Where are the saps? What is our "minister" doing about it?"

@AliceJo52776166 also said:

"Damn taxi drivers. Arrest them and impound their taxis."

@BabalwaGq said:

"Why is our government is not doing anything about these bullies called taxi drivers, they are so irritating like flies."

@Isabelgouveia81 said:

"Disgusting lot! SA has become a battleground! So sad!"
SA motorist gets assaulted by taxi drivers
Mzansi was left fuming by a clip of taxi drivers assaulting a motorist. Source: @1secondlater
Source: Twitter

In other reports, after a video surfaced of a woman being beaten up by her partner, South Africans have been trying to get justice. The man has been identified only as "Themba" as she called his name in the video.

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The video of the abuse starts with the lady asking someone to stop sending her messages on her personal WhatsApp number and to rather use the group chat. Before she could complete her sentence, a man off camera begins to beat her.

Now, the same lady has been recorded once more. This time she is laying a charge against the person who posted the video of her being abused. The woman says she is fine and well and is opening a case of defamation of character against the person who uploaded the video.

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