“I have forgiven them – but I will never forget.”
These were the words of South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala, who was attacked by handsaw-wielding criminals while training in Cato Manor, Durban, in March.
The 27-year-old athlete from Chesterville was hauled into a bushy area near the University of KwaZulu-Natal‚ where three men allegedly attempted to hack off his leg with a handsaw.
The injury effectively put paid to a potentially promising career as an able-bodied athlete.
Speaking to TimesLIVE on Monday, Gwala said he forgave his attackers in the “early days” following his ordeal.
Read more the story on TimesLIVE
By: Lwandile Bhengu
Source: TMG Digital