A video of six men violently attacking a married couple, Jacob and Dudu Sono, has gone viral on social media.
The video and images of the assault were shared on Facebook by Miya Ngoma who urged people to ‘expose these racists.’
Tumi Sole also shared it on Twitter.
In the video, six white men beat Jacob and also assault his wife while their child is screaming in the car.
Here’s the video!
Someone knows them.
Let’s report them to the authorities! 😡😡
RT & tag SAPS pic.twitter.com/5jIP0jyC9s
— Tumi Sole (@tumisole) August 4, 2017
According to police, four of the men have been arrested while the other two are yet to be apprehended. They were arrested at the scene.
Kay Makhubela, police spokesperson, said the four had already appeared in the Pretoria North Magistrate’s Court.
Makhubela added that the couple were undergoing trauma counseling.
“The four men were charged with assault and intimidation with a dangerous weapon. They appeared before the Pretoria North Magistrate’s Court on Friday‚” Makhubela told Times LIVE.
Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula tweeted that investigations were under way, while KFC condemned the incident.
We stand against acts of violence & find the behavior in this footage inexcusable.
— KFC South Africa (@KFCSA) August 5, 2017
Social media has reacted with anger to the assault which has taken place during women’s month.
On women's month they must never Shem ✊🏼✊🏼✊🏼#KFCAssault
— exotic B 👑 (@momo_mathota) August 5, 2017
#KFCAssault This will never end its become a norm as there are no prosecutions.
— antonette (@antonettehajee) August 5, 2017
Those hooligans must serve 10 years in prison without the possibility of parole for assaulting a woman. That will be justice!#KFCAssault
— ®Azee (@TheRealAzee_RSA) August 5, 2017
The remants of apartheid. Oh and clearly they don't respect women either. Truth be told…nobody is safe in this country. Nobody #KFCAssault
— Maduvha Mphaphuli (@MaduvhaM) August 5, 2017