Two South African Police Officers were hailed heroes after they went the extra mile to help reunite a mother with her missing son.
On Monday, SABC News Western Cape reported on an inspiring story of two cops who drove a Delft mother 3 500km to fetch her son.
According to the post, the cops drove Jane Daniels from her home to eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, to fetch her son, Denzel.
Denzel had been missing for six years until eSwatini officials informed local police that he had been found two weeks ago.
Briefly.co.za learned warrant Officer Michael Daniels and Constable Emile Faroa drove Daniels on their own time.
"Me and Constable Faro were looking to one another, what now these people are phoning us every time what are we going to tell them now? How is he going to come home now?" Daniels said.
The two enlisted the help of Pastor George, who gave them his car to make the long trip.
The story touched the hearts of South Africans, who applauded the cops for going beyond the call of duty.
Rene Hinson commented: "Well done to the pastors and officers for standing together and assisting this family. Such angels #Godshand."
Moeketsi Simon Kachuma added: "What a positive story to learn about after all the years of negativity about the police and Delft.May the lord bless the pastor and the two men in blue. Well done."
Michelle Langenhoven wrote: "Such a feel good story.... love it, well done to these two gentlemen, the pastor and Gift of the givers. Now I am curious to know how he ended up in Swaziland..."
Brenda Lakay said: "Ahhh such a beautiful story. Thanks to every one involved. Welcome home Denzil."
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