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Zandi Sithole
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25 Jan 2019
1:22 pm

WATCH: Resident ‘bumps’ into guard at boom gate in Kempton Park

Zandi Sithole

A case of assault has been opened after a driver bumped a security guard at a gate in a boomed area.

A screen grab from the video shows Albert Mokubyane looking back after he was hit by the car.

A case of assault is being investigated by the police after a motorist allegedly bumped into a security guard and then sped off into an enclosed area in Van Riebeeck Park, reports Kempton Express.

According to Super Cops’ Jaco Pottas, the incident happened on January 14 around 5pm at the boom gate of a newly enclosed area at the intersection of Christoffel and Simba streets.

CCTV footage shows Super Cops security guard Albert Mokubyane, 41, standing at the boom gate, facing the gate. A motorist approaches him from behind and bumps into him before driving through the gate.

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In boomed areas, it is protocol for vehicles entering and exiting the area to stop and wait for a security guard to open the boom.

It appears the vehicle stopped once it passed the gate, as Mokubyane can be seen waving his arms at the driver.

The man then appears in the video, saying something to Mokubyane, who backs off.

“This is unacceptable,” said Pottas. “We did not make contact with the resident but opened a case at Norkem Park Police Station.”

Col Tobie Strauss, station commander at Norkem Park SAPS, said: “A case of assault has been opened with Norkem Park SAPS which is currently being investigated.”

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