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DA slams driver for 'racist' attack on deliveryman

MARCH 14, 2016
DA slams driver for 'racist' attack on deliveryman

The Democratic Alliance in Port Elizabeth has called for the criminal prosecution of a driver who apparently "intentionally" knocked down a pizza deliveryman in the city.
A video of the incident, filmed by the driver, went viral at the weekend.

In the footage, a man speaking Afrikaans intentionally runs his vehicle into a black pizza delivery man on a motorcycle. He calls the delivery man a “pizza kaffir".

The DA’s Athol Trollip described the incident as a vicious racist attack in a statement released on Monday.

“The vicious racist attack on a pizza delivery man leaves me cold and disgusted. There is no place for discriminatory and hateful behaviour of this nature in our community,” he said.

“The man responsible for this must be criminally investigated, given the video proof that clearly shows the premeditated attack taking place.

I will be opening a case against the suspect at the Humewood Police Station for the criminal conduct, as well as with the South African Human Rights Commission for the blatant racism involved,” he added.