Security personnel at Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo physically assaulted three adults who were allegedly caught having sex at the premises on Wednesday evening.

The incident allegedly took place at the toilets next to entrance five. According to an informant, the three were coming from a drinking spree at one of the restaurants at the mall.

Adults caught having sex at Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou
Thavhani Mall

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They then proceeded to the bathrooms next to the entrance facing Thohoyandou Town. Security at the Mall was alarmed following an unusual noise coming from the bathrooms and caught them with their pants down.


Videos are now circulating on social media platforms, showing the security personnel assaulting the three. The incident has received mixed reactions with some calling out the security for what they term violence. Some have also applauded the officials for ‘acting swiftly’ on the disgusting behaviour.

Limpopo Chronicle did reach out to the authorities at the Thavhani Mall on Thursday. They promised to come back to this publication when they receive a full report on the incident.

The ANC Youth League in the Vhembe region have since condemned the incident of assault. They have promised to visit the Mall on Friday, 23 June at 11:00.

“The ANCYL Vhembe Region condemns the abuse of Abusing LGBTQ+ by Thavhani Mall Security and management,” They said in a poster circulating.

More to follow…