Metro police officer hailed hero after assisting mourners at funeral

Metro police officer hailed hero after assisting mourners at funeral

- A woman has praised an unknown metro officer for their kind deed recently

- The officer voluntarily escorted their funeral procession

- She was unable to get the officer's details to thank them directly

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An unknown metro officer has been praised on social media for their kind act of Ubuntu. Senzekile Dlamini shared that she was driving in a funeral procession on the way to the cemetery, when the officer voluntarily escorted them. He turned on his blue lights and gave the procession safe and dignified passage to the burial grounds.

Dlamini shared her story on Facebook and appealed to anyone who may know the officer to reach out to her so that she could thank him.

Metro police officer hailed hero after assisting mourners at funeral

Source: Facebook/IntelligenceBureauSA
Source: Facebook

"I don't know who you are but you are a legend!!! Thank you for serving the public and helping us have a safe and dignified funeral entourage!!"

Social media users were impressed by the act of kindness. Facebook user Gail Badenhorst said:

"Here's an officer who loves his job and I commend him for immediately assisting the cortege thereby respecting their loss..."

Bonginkosi Mbatha said:

"It shows that He/She didn't just apply for a job BUT it was a calling to serve and protect our country from its enemies both foreign and domestic, "I SALUTE YOU" keep up the good service!"

Louis Sarroe siad:

"In the old day's the traffic department will escort the funeral convoy and salute when the car carrying the coffin drives by. But now a days you have to pay the department to do that . At least that is what I have been told"

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Hendry M Mhlare said:

"We need more of these positive stories about our Law Enforcement Agencies"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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