- On 11 July, Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu honoured police officer Lebogang Mngomezulu in Parliament
- Mchunu complemented the Johannesburg Metro Police Department Officer for going beyond the call of duty
- Mngomezulu helped a 28-year-old woman give birth on a pavement last month
On Thursday, Minister Senzo Mchunu and his deputy, Sindi Chikunga, honoured Joburg Metro Police officer Lebogang Mngomezulu for her heroic actions in June this year.
According to the Daily Sun, Mchunu praised the inspiring cop for going beyond the call of duty when a woman went into labour on a pavement. The minister added Mngomezulu, who has been a cop for 12 years, secured herself a spot for an award later this year.
"I want to complement Metro Police Mchunu for her good work, and her efforts place her in a position for a Batho Pele Award later this year," he said.
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Briefly.co.za previously reported Mngomezulu found a 28-year-old woman who was actually in labour. She didn't hesitate and proceeded to assist the mother in bringing her child into the world safely.
Because there wasn't really time to wait for help, the woman had to give birth on the pavement, but she was in good hands with Officer Mngomezulu.
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