David Makhura appointed a Commission of Inquiry into taxi violence

David Makhura appointed a Commission of Inquiry into taxi violence

David Makhura, Gauteng's Premier, has appointed a Commission of Inquiry into taxi violence that has been plaguing the province. It will investigate the ongoing killings for the next 6 months and is chaired by Justice Jeremiah Buti Shongwe.

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The worrying violence amongst taxi drivers and owners will be investigated by a commission.

David Makhura, Gauteng Premier, has appointed a Commission of Inquiry that will look into the matter.

TimesLIVE reports that taxi killings have been plaguing the province and Makhura hopes to put an end to it.

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The commission is chaired by Justice Jeremiah Buti Shongwe, Briefly.co.za learnt, and it will investigate taxi violence for the next 6 months.

The ongoing trouble affects more than 75% op Gauteng commuters who use taxis, according to SABC News.

The commission's aim is to find the cause as well as the people behind it.

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Meanwhile, taxi drivers have taken a stand against crime in Tshwane, joining forces with the police and officials in the region.

This comes after the death of Jabulani Baloyi, who was murdered reportedly at the hands of an alleged drug dealer.

The taxi driver's death sparked protests in the area with a meeting held to end the violence.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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