21-year-old Soweto man paid a heavy worth whereas attempting to rescue a younger girl from the grasps of alleged rapists.
Themba Nkumbi was shot lifeless by the alleged rapist after they found that he tried saving their prey.
The younger girl was outdoors her residence with a pal when 4 males got here round and commenced to harass them.
When Nkumbi noticed this, he managed to open the gate for her to crawl into the yard.
When the perpetrators noticed him, they shot him.
Nkumbi died on the scene.
The girl he saved says she’s ever grateful to him for saving her life.
“I’m not the identical woman anymore. I really feel indebted to him.”
“If he didn’t open the gate for me, I’d have been the one who’s lifeless now,” she mentioned.
“We’d be speaking a distinct story, I’d be the one trending that they’ve discovered a lady raped and lifeless within the bushes.”
“If I didn’t scream I don’t know what would’ve occurred.”
Nkumbi is been seen as a hero however his relations are at present unhappy and devastated.
They’re nonetheless mourning the lack of their tremendous hero son.
His relations are hopeful that their beloved one’s loss of life isn’t in useless.
In addition they inspired different males to take a stand towards gender-based violence.
Nevertheless, three suspects have been apprehended, the final suspect continues to be on the run.
The trio will seem within the Protea Magistrates courtroom.