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People react to a tomb that has been destroyed for scrap metal/ Images

https://twitter.com/uMashonisa_ZA/status/1549292013585055744?t=OEQqeOJhjVF4bMG9mm29dg&s=19

Desperation is driving people to do unspeakanle things. Imagine finding a tomb of a loved one destroyed in the name if scrap metal. Someone willing to do something as evil as destroying a grave cannot be someone who thinks straight.

It is very common here in South Africa to see reports of stolen copper cables, but looting a grave for scrap metal is unheard of. A twitter user posted images of a grave that has been stripped of metal, destroying it in the process. On the tweet @uMashonisa_ZA did not elaborate where the incident took place.

As @uMashonisa_ZA suggests the government should do something about scrapyards because things that had been stolen can easily be sold there.

There are laws regulating the industry obviously, but the problem is the same as in many sectors of our government, there are no people on the ground to monitor the sitiation or enforce those laws.

Check how South Africans reacted to this unspeakable act of vandalism.

As one of the comments suggests do you think we need to have security guards watching over graveyards?

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