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Bogus Bolt drivers caught trying to rob clients in Polokwane, paraded naked

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Police in Limpopo are investigating after a video of four men paraded naked on the street in Polokwane surfaced online.

The four men, who are reportedly robbers using stolen Bolt profiles stand accused of robbing their clients.

The e-hailing service said the four had become renowned for allegedly robbing clients for a year in which they posed as drivers for the service using stolen profiles.

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The men were captured by community members and paraded naked on the streets of Polokwane after allegedly being caught trying to rob a student.

In a video on social media, they can be seen being guided by those filming the incident, one of whom can be seen holding a stick, while another can be heard instructing the four to hold hands and say out loud: “We will no longer rob.”

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Bheki Manaka, the chairperson of the e-hailing association in Limpopo, said the body was aware of the incident in which the four were stripped, but distanced itself from the matter.

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“The gentlemen acted contrary to the [rules and regulations of e-hailing companies in Polokwane, including Bolt, t-Drive and Uber]. They are just criminals, who should be left to law enforcement agencies,” he said.

“Any member of the public using or affiliated to any e-hailing service would know that part of their duty is to authenticate the driver who responds to their service request.”

Police are yet to comment on the incident.

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