Editorial
1 minute read
26 Apr 2021
4:58 am

Thieves’ actions should be considered terrorism

Editorial

When criminals show so little regard for laws or human lives that they are willing to steal copper cables from a hospital, we should contemplate serious action.

Picture: Twitter/@SAPoliceService

It is sadly ironic that, on the eve of Freedom Day, we should get a strong indication that South Africa has started down the road to a failed state. Only in a country where there is scant regard for law and order; where the police doesn’t function and where  everybody is out to get as much as they can, as quickly as they can; would you see an armed gang attacking a  hospital to steal copper cable. That happened this week in the North West province – for the second time in as many weeks. That such criminals do this...