Why this KZN businessman decided to hire the thief who stole from him

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Siyabonga Gasa (Photo: Supplied)
Siyabonga Gasa (Photo: Supplied)

When Sanele Ngubo woke up on the morning of 21 July, his plan was to go about his usual business: dress to the nines, steal from cars and return home.

Little did he know that on that day he would be stealing from a person who would change his life – a businessman who ended up giving him a job instead of handing him over to the police.

Sanele, or Bheseni as those close to him call him, has been a thief for years after being “inspired” by his late older brother, Menzi Ntshalintshali, to follow a life of crime.

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