In this video by ‘Morning Shot’ we see the story of Ludwig Gericke who lives in the quiet town of Dwarskerbos on the West Coast of South Africa. Last week, he was arrested for “contravening regulations” as he used the beach as a road to go buy some food. He had his 10-month-old son strapped to his chest at the time. Meanwhile in the townships and nearby areas people roam freely, kids play … This is his story.

Gericke was arrested in front of his wife and three-year-old daughter while his baby of 10 months was still in a carry bag strapped to his body. The family went for a walk between 06:00 and 09:00 during the level 4 lockdown. Authorities in the area had given permission for residents of Dwarskersbos to walk on this part of the beach where Gericke was arrested.

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