A South African girl was overwhelmed up after her husband innocently shocked her with a Toyota Yaris that turned out to be a stolen automotive purchased from a Johannesburg automotive dealership.
Chatting with the Sowetan on Friday, Thembisile Ngozo, from Ekurhuleni, who works as a non-public nurse, stated her dream of proudly owning a automotive become actuality final month when her husband purchased her a second-hand Toyota Yaris.
Based on Ngozo, she and her husband noticed an advert of the car on a Fb web page of a automotive dealership generally known as Freeman Auto and determined to go and consider it.
The Toyota Yaris was initially being offered for R35 000 however they negotiated and acquired it for R30 000.
Ngozo drove to her office in Springs on the 15th of August, unaware of what destiny had in retailer for her.
“I heard a beeping sound from the driveway whereas I used to be nonetheless in my office. I knew the hooter was coming from my automotive so I went to analyze what was occurring. I then noticed a person and a girl seating within the automotive. Once I requested them what they had been doing in my automotive, they began beating me up. They pushed me to the bottom and beat me up earlier than driving off,” she stated.
Ngozo and her husband then referred to as the dealership and spoke to Justin, the proprietor.
“Once I informed him that the individuals who stole my automotive stated it was theirs, he stated I shouldn’t name the police and are available to him the following day. I used to be puzzled,” she stated.
Ngozo and her husband then went to the dealership the next day the place they discovered the identical Toyota Yaris parked within the yard. The person who beat her up was additionally there and Justin stated she ought to choose one other automotive.
Justin stated: “It was a misunderstanding that has now bought my enterprise within the center. I bought the automotive from a person who got here to commerce it off as his girlfriend’s automotive and I didn’t know that he offered me the automotive with out consent as a result of he gave me the papers of the automotive.”
Mokgobodi, the true proprietor of the automotive, stated she took her automotive to a mechanic in Alexandra.
“I gave the mechanic the automotive in August and after I went on a Monday 5 days later, he informed me tales. So, I referred to as my automotive tracker they usually gave me the deal with the place I went and I forcefully took it,” she stated.
Police are investigating a case of automotive theft and assault.