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South Africa: Thieves steal whisky from liquor store after alcohol ban

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Just days after South Africa announced re-imposition of a ban on alcohol to curb the spread of coronavirus, thieves have broken into a liquor store in Cape Town.

According to local news outlet News24 the thieves broke into the store taking away all kinds of alcoholic drinks.

“They basically emptied the whiskies out,” Mark Kallend, shop owner of Liquor Bothasig, told News24 about the incident early on Tuesday morning.

“They ripped the safety gate off with their vehicle… they tied a rope around it and yanked it off. They then threw a boulder through the window,” he said.

The decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday to reinstate the alcohol ban divided opinions.

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According to statistics , more than 40% of the 40,000 trauma cases recorded in the South Africa in a week are alcohol-related.

South Africa is struggling to contain the spread of coronavirus with over 275,000 cases so far.

The country has also recorded more than 4,000 deaths so far and the alcohol ban according to the government should help deal with the crisis.

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Source: Africafeeds.com

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