Sunday, January 17, 2010

Minibus and Taxi Violence in Western Cape Spurs Action

Officials in the Western Cape are on the offensive about recent attacks by taxi and minibus drivers.

[Official Robin Carlisle] was outlining a new policy to deal with the local taxi industry, following recent violence in the Retreat/Steenberg/Vrygrond area. A driver was shot and killed in Retreat. In Steenberg a driver and his passengers were shot and wounded.

Carlisle further vowed to shut down operations in areas where violence took place, or was threatened.

W Cape's Carlisle vows taxi crackdown
Independent Online
January 17, 2010