The City of Cape has condemned the unrest and violence
happening in Nyanga today which resulted in three Golden Arrow buses being
burnt and City of Cape Town Traffic
Service staff being threatened.
Law enforcement has been
conducting operations focused mainly on amaphela taxis’s in the area.
The operation today saw a
total of sixteen vehicles being impounded, fifty-one warrants served and three
drivers arrested for outstanding warrants.
Mayoral Committee Member for
Safety and Security JP Smith said this will result in us having to extend our
taxi operation there, we were only planning on doing it next week Monday and
Tuesday but we will now be extending it again for a number of days this week
and possibly next week.
Smith said we have also agreed
to a meeting with the taxi owners later this week to discuss the matter but
that will not be possible as the city cannot meet with people engaged with
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