The headline in Sowetan "Justice gone crazy" aptly defines the South African justicesystem.
Our justice system is lenient on criminals at the expense of law-abiding citizens.
Criminals whose crimes deserve severe punishment are let off with a slap on the wrist.
Non-criminals, like Thibedi, are scapegoats to "prove" that our justice system has teeth.
Thibedi is not a criminal and his case should not be used to set an example. Do not make him responsible for what he is not.