DAILYKENN.com -- So what do you do when the metro alters is schedule?
Burn trains and trash terminals. (See photos below.)
That was the reaction of frustrated commuters in black-dominated Pretoria, South Africa yesterday.
Metrorail service between Johannesburg and Pretoria were compelled to make changes apparently due to drivers and guards being assaulted and robbed.
One train was torched. Commuters trashed the Bosman Station terminal, angry that there was no prior notification of adjusted train schedules.
South Africa is regressing to the pre-colonial norm when inter-tribal warfare was common throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The average IQ in South Africa is 77. That includes whites, coloureds, and Indians.
Violence against rail employees is not unique to South Africa. The problem also exists in the United States. Only a few months ago abc13.com reported a trend in Houston, Tex. of metro drivers being assaulted and robbed by urban savages.
A man was arrested on Tuesday evening for allegedly torching a Metrorail train at Bosman Station, police said on Wednesday.
Damage of about R13.7 million was caused, said central police spokesperson captain Augustinah Selepe.
A 38-year-old man was arrested and detained at the police station.
“The man was arrested for malicious damage to property. He will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Thursday,” Selepe said.
Commuters pointed him out as the one who torched the train.
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