They stripped her naked and chased her around the store before whipping her with belts.
The incident took place at Pep Stores in Vryheid, KZN during trading hours.
The staff took the matter into their own hands in what they said was “a punishment for stealing”.
The terrified woman is chased around the store, shouted at and called a thief.
Five staff members, wearing uniforms, take turns beating her with belts.
She is also dragged around by her hair.
When she pleaded to be taken to the police instead of being beaten in the store, one of the staff members said the cops didn’t help with anything.
“We will do this our own way,” said the staff member.
Pep communications manager, Mariki Schwiebus, said all those involved in the incident had been dealt with.
“All five staff members were subjected to a disciplinary hearing.
“Three of them were dismissed for gross misconduct arising out of serious assault.
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