- Daniel, a car guard, found a handbag containing a wallet, cellphone, and other valuables
- He kept it safe until the owner called and came to collect it the following day
- Social media users have praised him for this rare honesty
A car guard at Riverwalk mall in Vereeniging, South Africa, has been lauded for keeping a lost handbag and its valuables safe recently.
The inspiring story was shared on Positive Racial Sentiments, a Facebook page in South Africa. They were impressed by the man's deed.
A woman had forgotten her handbag at the mall and only realised it much later. The handbag contained her wallet, cellphone, and other valuables.
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The woman took a chance and called her cellphone. Daniel answered and confirmed that he did have the handbag and that everything was intact.
The two arranged to meet the next day and the woman got her handbag back along with everything as she had left them.
The witness who shared the story and Daniel's picture praised him: "Daniel you are a true man of God. You are an example for millions. Well done my brother."
Social media users similarly applauded Daniel for his honesty. Lerato Jeanette wrote:
"May God richly bless you Daniel. I know the man personally. What a kind soul. He is my grandmother's neighbour."
Marilie Van Der Walt also said:
"You are a wonderful example of integrity and honesty, Daniel! South Africa needs more good people like you."
Recently, a man mistakenly sent a sum of one million naira to the wrong person. Although the man thought his money was gone, he was surprised when this person returned the money back to his account. Indeed, there are still good people in the world.
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