Man turned into laughing stock after court forced him to cover his short pants

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Man turned into laughing stock after court forces him to cover his short pants with Nceka

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Some rules are weird. They are so weird that you question how they got to be rules in the first place. Rules that control dress code are even weirder because our countries claim to be democratic. If people are supposedly free, they should not have to be policed through their clothing.

A man dressed like an old granny took to Twitter. Initially, I thought that he was an old woman who was attending Tshitale Magistrate's Court but as soon as I read his caption, I realized that he went to court in short trousers and was requested to leave the court or dress appropriately. His mother came to his rescue and borrowed him a Nceka.

You guys don't tell us that in magistrate offices they don't allow short trousers. I had to ask my mom for this fabric so that I could cover my trouserπŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”. The way people were looking at me πŸ’€πŸ’€

If courts insist on people covering up because it makes them look dignified, it means that we must update our views of what looking dignified means. It can't be right that we must all dress in a way that is aligned with some people's view of dignity.

I discovered this when I attended a case of my friend who was murdered in 2020, luckily for me... I don't wear shorts in serious places. 😬 @NginguSah 

You look like this other old lady from Mozambique πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @holyash21

I remember being turned away cause I was wearing a boobtube dress, luckily I had a cardigan in the car that I always keep. Looks like many people don't know how to dress when attending a court case @T36090

Do you think it's fair for courts to police how people in attendance dress?

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