- Daniel, a car guard in Vereeniging, found a handbag with a wallet, cellphone, and other valuables in it
- He kept it safe until the owner called and came to collect it the following day
- Social media users praised him for his honesty
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A car guard at Riverwalk mall in Vereeniging, Gauteng, has been lauded for keeping a lost handbag and its valuables safe recently.
The inspiring story was shared on Positive Racial Sentiments in SA's Facebook page, Briefly.co.za gathered.
A woman had forgotten her handbag at the mall and only realised it much later. The handbag contained her wallet, cellphone, and other valuables.
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The woman took a chance and called her cellphone. Daniel answered and confirmed that he did have the handbag and that everything was intact.
The two arranged to meet the next day and the woman got her handbag back along with everything as she had left them.
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The witness who shared the story and Daniel's picture praised him: "Daniel you are a true man of God. You are an example for millions. Well done my brother."
Social media users similarly applauded Daniel for his honesty. Lerato Jeanette wrote:
May God richly bless you Daniel. I know the man personally. What a kind soul. He is my grandmother's neighbour.
Marilie Van Der Walt also said:
You are a wonderful example of integrity and honesty, Daniel! South Africa needs more good people like you.
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