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Four Taxi drivers killed in Faraday JHB

Another taxi killing has taken place in Faraday, Johannesburg where four taxi drivers were shot dead and three others were injured. The witnesses say that there were unknown men who came and opened fire.

The police report that the shooting took place around 5pm this Wednesday and the police have initiated an investigation on this.

At this point, no arrests have been made. The motive influencing this shooting is still unknown but suspected to be one of many taxi violence events.

The police are asking anyone who might have information about this terrible act to come forward and assist the police. The information will be received well and treated anonymously.

The drivers killed were from the Witwatersrand African Taxi Association (WATA).

This incident pits the total death toll of this week due to taxi violence at 5. This adds to the taxi driver that was shot on Monday in Soweto where one passages was also wounded.

These murders are a huge problem the country is faced with as they are Uncontrollable. They happen mostly when there are high paying routes being fought for.

A commission of enquiry was formed for this matter and it was found that the taxi associations are not regulated bin the province. It was discovered that they choose who joins them and do let unlicensed drivers operate o the road.


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https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2022-05-19-four-taxi-drivers-killed-at-faraday-rank/

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