Meet Muaath Maharaj, the man who was dubbed Joburg's toughest cop

Meet Muaath Maharaj, the man who was dubbed Joburg's toughest cop

Johannesburg is a dangerous city, and taking on the criminals is no game. Muaath Maharaj, the man who was given the title "Joburg's toughest cop", knows this all too well. He faces danger every day as he tries to keep South Africans safe.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see News on your News Feed!

Muaath Maharaj is a JMPD K9 officer and is one of the brave men and women who are given the duty of taking on the deadliest crimes in South Africa.

Muaath and his team members are in dangerous and possibly fatal situations every day, but they do it because they want South Africa to be safe.

This brave team covers everything from heists, robberies, hijacking to car theft and drug busts.

Since they work in such dangerous situations, Muaath says he makes sure that he always leaves the house on good terms with his family, just in case he doesn't survive the day.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app gathered that Muaath has a wife and two daughters, and has been shot at 5 times in the 13 years that he has been serving in the police force.

Muaath says his team is 'elite' because they do the hard jobs that no one else does.

We consider ourselves an elite team because we do what everybody else fails to do.

READ ALSO: 7 powerful Steve Biko quotes on oppression, apartheid, education and freedom

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly News

Online view pixel