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Stolen Polo owner loses all recourse and must pay for full five years – 'I felt so defeated'

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29-year-old Lefa Mabula standing next to his first car which was stolen days after he got it.
29-year-old Lefa Mabula standing next to his first car which was stolen days after he got it.

He was super excited when he got the car. He would be able to go anywhere without worrying about taxis or buses not running.

Taxi strikes affecting his work would be a thing of the past. His toddler would also be able to travel in comfort in his VW Polo. 

Then, just days after he bought the car, it was stolen. The first debit order hadn't even gone off yet. 

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