Video of Man Breaking into a House Using Scissors Sparks Outrage in Mzansi

Video of Man Breaking into a House Using Scissors Sparks Outrage in Mzansi

  • One young man left many people in Mzansi unimpressed after he broke into a house using a pair of scissors
  • The video of the man gained massive traction on social media, generating many views, likes and comments
  • South Africans rushed to the comments section to express their opinions, and others simply cracked jokes in the comments

This man left many people online in their feelings after he broke into a house using scissors in a viral video.

A Twitter video shows a man using a scissor to break into a house.
A Twitter video shows a man breaking into a house using scissors. Image: Hutchyb/Getty Images and Skaman306/Getty Images
Source: Twitter

Mzansi is not unimpressed

With South Africa being listed as having a high crime rate, many people in Mzansi are not pleased with the clip encouraging criminals how to break into people's homes, which, therefore, increases crime in the country.

The footage shared by Colly on Twitter, now known as X, shows the young man standing at the gate demonstrating how he broke into the house using scissors. The video caused a stir online and left many people with mixed feelings.

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SA reacts to the video

The video of the man breaking into the house captured the attention of many people on Twitter, generating over 87K views within one day of its publication. Many took to the comments to voice their opinions, while others cracked jokes, saying:

Msyza_Tumes said:

"At first, I thought EFF members locked the ANC campaigners in the house. Kanti legodu."

Ms Thebus shared a similar story:

"Iyooo Jesu. My younger sister once opened it with a knife."

Rozmola simply said:

"Mathata. It's the end of us."

Biza NDZAƜƎLA says the household's security measures need to be improved:

"Change the padlock."

Royalty was in shock, adding:


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Source: Briefly News

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