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Heartbreaking video of SA man, Themba heavily beating up his Girlfriend over WhatsApp messages

A Heartbreaking video of a local man called Themba heavily beating up his girlfriend over WhatsApp messages has emerged on social media leaving a lot of people sad and calling for the hunt of that ‘animal’.

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a profound and widespread problem in South Africa, impacting almost every aspect of life. GBV (which disproportionately affects women and girls) is systemic and deeply entrenched in institutions, cultures, and traditions in South Africa.

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the country will tighten laws on gender-based violence and s.e.xual offenses which have been widespread in the rainbow nation.

On Twitter, a man named Themba is trending as a video goes viral of him beating his girlfriend. In the video, News365.co.za has learnt that the man suspecting his girlfriend of cheating, makes her confess about what she has failed to do, which is, letting people know that they should not send messages in her DMs but rather in the group where everybody sends.

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And here are some of the reactions from people online: