Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Taxi driver shot and killed in Nyanga

Gugulethu police are investigating a case of murder after a taxi driver was gunned down near Borcherds Quarry Drive in Nyanga, on Tuesday.

It's understood that a 54-year-old man was shot inside his taxi, by a passenger. The unknown suspect fled the scene and is yet to be arrested.

Police spokesperson, Joseph Swartbooi, says the motive for the shooting is taxi-related.

‘“Upon arrival at the crime scene, members of Gugulethu police found the body of a 54-year-old man, who sustained gunshot wounds to his upper body, still seated inside the taxi. The victim was declared deceased on the scene by the medical personnel.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10 111

Meanwhile, Western Cape Transport & Public works MEC, Daylinn Mitchell condemned the incident. Mitchell threatened to close certain routes/ranks in Nyanga

 

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