Safety should be a priority

2016-03-31 06:00

I RECENTLY went with friends on a Saturday night to a local chill spot in Margate.

It was my first time there and I must say I was quite surprised by the way people stood in the parking area while it was rather empty inside.

I'm not sure whether they buy their refreshments from inside or come with their own, although it would be nice of them to support the business, that's not where my focus is though. Safety is the main reason for me.

Personally I don't think it is safe for young girls to be loitering around the parking lot at night in mini skirts and leggings.

I am not trying to tell people how to live their lives, but inside a club is safer than hanging around in the parking lot.

We live in times where our crime rate is very high, and rape and murders at clubs have almost become the norm.

So I'd advise my sisters to try and stay inside the chill spots until they are ready to go home, because a lot of bad things could happen to them while they're outside.

At least there is security inside. Let us have fun and also be safety conscious at the same time.

Nomzamo Dumakude

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