Following a lethal feud between two taxi associations in Johannesburg, Gauteng’s public transport MEC, Jacob Mamabolo determined to intervene and dissolve the executives.
This comes after the dying of two taxi members.
The 2 associations, Nanduwe (Nancefield Dube West Taxi Affiliation) and Wata (Witwatersrand African Taxi House owners Affiliation) have been allegedly severely clashing over a Johannesburg south route.
In line with Mamabolo’s workplace, the conflict led to the dying of two members from Nanduwe.
They have been gunned down close to the Nancefield hostel in Soweto on Tuesday.
“I’m deeply dismayed by the most recent incident which resulted within the spillage of blood.”
“We can’t permit the taxi business to show our province into the capital of homicide and violent gangs,” Mamabolo stated.
In mild of the homicide, he referred to as on police to research the case and get the killers arrested.
His workplace disclosed that the MEC had the authority to intervene in such conditions
“The North Gauteng excessive courtroom lately ratified an settlement between Gauteng’s main taxi constructions, the Gauteng Nationwide Taxi Alliance (GNTA) and the SA Nationwide Taxi Council (Santaco-Gauteng), giving the MEC powers to dissolve taxi associations concerned in acts of violence,” the division stated.