Sandisiwe Mbhele
Lifestyle Journalist
1 minute read
12 Mar 2019
7:08 am

Man who saved boy from flooding Jukskei River is tracked down by MEC

Sandisiwe Mbhele

The video went viral last week, with people calling for the rescuer to get a medal.

MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane meets Vincent Cosa, who saved Mplio Ngubane from a pipe over the raging Jukskei River. Picture: Vision Tactical, Twitter

Vincent Khosa, the man who bravely saved a boy from the flooding Jukskei River was tracked down by MEC for community safety in Gauteng, Nkosi Sizakele-Malobane, reports Alex News.

Alex News reported on 9 March on a video that went viral showing Khosa making his way along a pole on which the boy was stranded above the flooding river.

Vision Tactical, a private security company, managed to track down Khosa and the young boy, Mplio Ngubane, with the help of the MEC.

The meeting was posted on their social media pages:

https://twitter.com/GP_CommSafety/status/1104718880281370630

In the video, the man steadily hops onto a pole to get to the child. The child then piggybacks on him as they safely make they way to land.

It was unclear how the child got there.

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