A 16 year old girl from Witbank in Mpumalanga became a hero on Thursday night after she shot and killed an intruder who broke into her house and tried to rape her and her younger sister.
Natacia Nkosi and her younger sister, Nokwanda, were sitting in the living room watching TV on Thursday night waiting for their parents to come back from work when a local man broke into their house and tried to molest them.
The man who was identified as Lucas Vilakazi, from down the same street. He came to the house and pretended to ask for lotto numbers from the previous night. When he realized that the kids were alone, he forced himself into the house and tried to grab them.
Natacia managed to run to her parent’s room, got her father’s pistol, came back, and shot the man who was already on top of little Nokwanda in the head, twice.
“I was so scared. Everything happened so quickly. I thought he was going to kill my little sister. So I just pointed the gun at him and pulled the trigger.” she told The Witbank Tribune, a local community newspaper.
It was however revealed on Friday that the police are planning to arrest her for murder. They took her in on Friday for questioning.
Updates to follow.