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The social improvement office in KwaZulu-Natal has asked police to discover and capture a Pietermaritzburg man who supposedly attempted to choke out a lady in a taxi. The episode was gotten on camera by stunned observers. 


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The office said on Sunday MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza had been immersed with calls and instant messages after a video was shared generally via online media "showing a lady being seriously attacked in a minibus taxi". 


"It is affirmed the taxi was stacking travelers from Pietermaritzburg to Durban when the man jumped on an exposed lady and endeavored to choke out her between the seats," said Khoza. 


She said the video shared "was unfortunate as the lady shouted while being attacked by the man". 


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"It doesn't make any difference what may have driven the men to act so cold-bloodedly against the helpless lady. His activities are baseless. This tragic scene shows we have men who are fierce commonly on ladies," she said. 


Khoza approached the lady to approach for psychosocial support. 


She said, "it is satisfying to see the police set a model with that man, who showed undeniable degrees of hooliganism". 


"This matter can't go unchallenged. Our everyday events of ladies misuse, assault, and murder need us, as a society, to be joined in disconnecting those associated with such brutality against ladies and kids. 


"We laud travelers who recorded the video for drawing this matter out into the open." 


Khoza said online media ought to be utilized as a strong weapon against such man centric society in the public arena. 


She said the government had marked a reminder of comprehension with the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) "to end such occurrences in the vehicle business and society on the loose". 


"We approach Santaco to work with the police to uncover the individual engaged with this disgusting occurrence. The business needs to free itself of such individuals to secure its picture and business," said Khoza. 

KZN social development calls for arrest of man who allegedly tried to suffocate woman in taxi (timeslive.co.za)

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