- A video has gone viral on Mzansi social media showing a man refusing to co-operate with a traffic officer after he ran a red light
- According to the motorist, the cop did the exact same thing and he can't be punished while the officer gets off free
- South Africans found the footage hilarious and they applauded his response to the officer
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Traffic offenses are a common occurrence in Mzansi and motorist often disregard the laws of the road when they are in a hurry.
However, one man decided to run a red light after seeing a traffic officer doing the same. He got pulled over regardless and ended up arguing with the cop.
The guy fought back saying that he ran the red light cause he saw that the traffic officer did the same.
He then refused to step out the vehicle or hand over his license and said it’s not fair that the cop can run a red light but he can’t.
At one point, the upset motorist tells the cop to “just kill me then cause I’m not leaving this car." A video of the incident was shared on Twitter by social media user @KeletsoMs, who captioned it:
"South Africa at it again... This video is so hilarious."
Take a look at the clip below:
The video gathered over 60 700 views in just a couple of hours and South Africans found it hilarious.
Twitter user, @RealDMK_SA, commented:
"At first I thought it was acted, you know two friends messing around but I realised noh maan the acting was just too great, could only mean that it's real. Yes hold them accountable Chief, write him a ticket too."
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Briefly.co.za previously reported on another incident with a traffic officer. A photograph surfaced online showing a traffic officer pulling over a police vehicle.
Not only was the cop pulled over, he was also issued a traffic fine and Mzansi loved it. Taking to the comment section, South Africans applauded the traffic officer on not letting anyone get away with breaking the law.
Social media user Kabelo Machaka (@Casheazi) shared a photo of the officer getting reprimanded by the traffic cop on Twitter.
Machaka captioned the post:
"This guy is my hero."
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