A former hitman fears for his life after his former accomplices beat him up when he finished his prison sentence.
Simphiwe Mahlangu was a successful hitman, but a botched hijacking resulted in the 34-year-old getting nine months in prison.
However, the Daily Sun reported while behind bars Mahlangu changed his life- he asked forgiveness from a former target he almost killed and he confessed to cops about a crime he and his gang committed.
Mahlangu said he and his friends were hired to kill a man four-years ago, but they could not find him so they opted to set his truck on fire.
Needless to say, the other hitmen he worked with were not impressed with Mahlangu tattling on them, so once he got out of jail they started to harass him.
According to the Mabopane resident, his former friends sent people to beat him up so that he does not testify against them.
Now, he fears they might come back and kill him in his sleep, so he moved from his own home. Briefly.co.za learned the former hitman is also concerned they would target his kids.
“Even though they haven’t done anything to them, I still fear that they might hurt them in future,” he said.
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