- A young South African woman woke up in shock when she realised that her entire front gate had been stolen in the night
- Kgothatso shared an image of the space where the gate used to be with a well-built fence alongside it and peeps shared their two cents on the matter
- Some locals offered advice about getting a dog while others shared jokes and memes about her not being able to leave the house
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Kgothatso woke up as normal on Tuesday, 23 November, but something seemed strange about her front yard. At 6:18am she realised that her whole front gate was gone, somebody had stolen it overnight.
She shared a snap on Twitter in total disbelief at the theft. Her walls were still up and the metal finishings above them as well as the parts that connected the gate to the wall were still where they should be.
Although a number of South African showed genuine concern in their responses, a large majority tried to make light of the situation by sharing jokes and memes.
Check out her post below:
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Read some of the comments below:
"Consider a few dogs. Boerboels and Rotties I advise those breeds as they are very territorial. These thieves have seen a certain weakness in your street so they do as they please. So up your game."
"This is not even fun yazi to think that you don't know what they may do in future if they can still a whole gate askies hle."
"You see why your neighbors don't have fancy gates?"
"It wasn't secured properly hence they just picked it up and left..."
"Bathong?! I'm so sorry you're a victim of such."
"Hebanna now people have to hide their gates at night."
"This is sad and yet so funny": Mzansi finds Malamulele Police Station being robbed of firearms hilarious
The crew made off with multiple firearms and ammunition from the police's arsenal. The cops at the station were reportedly forced into the back of a police van as the criminals stole from the safe, which was unlocked by one officer who was being held by the gang.
Col Athlenda Mathe, SAPS spokesperson, says the robbery took place at around 11pm on Sunday. Mathe says following the robbery at the police station, the criminals went to a nearby filling station and robbed it too, according to SowetanLIVE.
Source: Briefly News