- South Africa's self-proclaimed "Sandwich King" Itumeleng Lekomanyane revealed that he was robbed
- According to Itumeleng, he was robbed by employees of R10.5k over the weekend
- Itumeleng shared the news through Twitter in hopes that the culprits are found
2020 has been a year and a half for everyone. Many businesses have closed while others are suffering financially. South Africa's "Sandwich King" Itumeleng Lekomanyane has shared a terrible situation he recently went through.
In a tweet, Itumeleng shared images of two men who allegedly stole R10.5k from him. One of the culprits is his own cousin. Itumeleng said the men had stolen the money from him over the weekend and are currently on the run.
He shared the news with his 18 000 followers in hopes that they would be found and his money returned.
Take a look at his tweet below:
Below are a few of the responses from Saffa tweeps:
"Don't accept their apology abuti family or not... The R10.5k could have helped to start up a new business somewhere for both of them but they probably drank it weekend ko Mavusong."
"Foolish. Probably the money was blown this weekend. Very sad..."
@MphoMasokeZA responded with:
"You can be anything except ungrateful hle... You hired them and now this is what you get wow."
"Let use the power of Twitter for the scumbags to be found."
Briefly.co.za recently reported on Itumeleng after police confiscated his goods. Itumeleng took the time out to describe how the lives of street vendors are being made extremely difficult by cops who take their hard-earned goods.
"It's already hard living in South Africa as it is but it's a whole different story when you try to take charge of your life and making difference in it. Our government preaches "create your own jobs" in order to create an entrepreneurial society but when we do that we are hit with obstacles left right and centre by the same government."
He also describes how he started his business by waking up in the early hours of the morning to prepare the foodstuffs that he sells to the general public on Johannesburg's busy streets. His plans to help himself prosper, he explains, were often foiled by police officers who confiscated his food-filled containers and then charge him hefty fines only to hand him the now-early empty containers back.
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