Cape Town Student and His Brother Arrested for Killing E-Hailing Driver, South Africa Livid

Cape Town Student and His Brother Arrested for Killing E-Hailing Driver, South Africa Livid

  • Two siblings from the Western Cape were arrested after allegedly killing a taxi driver brutally
  • The boys, one of them a student at the University of the Western Cape, allegedly stabbed the e-hailing driver after attempting a robbery
  • South Africans called for the arm of justice to swoop down on them for taking the life of a man who had a family

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, covered police investigations and court cases at Daily Sun for over three years. Do you have a hard news story you would like to share? Email with CA in the subject line.

Two young men, one of them a University of Western Cape, were arrested in Cape Town after allegedly killing a taxi driver
SA is angry that a UWC student and his brother allegedly killed an e-hailing driver. Images: SeventyFour and AaronAmat
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A University of the Western Cape student and his brother have been arrested for killing an e-hail driver viciously. The driver was allegedly stabbed to death, and his body was dumped in Bellville.

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Cape Town brothers kill e-hailing driver

According to Daily Voice, the two brothers allegedly killed the driver after robbing him. The incident happened last week on 9 February when Abdirashid Haji Mohammed was e-hailed by one of the suspects. Once inside, they allegedly tried to rob him. They stabbed him eight times, and when he lost control of the car, which hit the curb, they dumped his body outside and drove away.

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The South African Police stopped them when they saw the car was bloody. The two appeared in court on 12 February, and their case was remanded. Community members protested outside the Belville Magistrate Court, where they appeared for their crime.

Netizens horrified by the crime

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South Africans on Facebook were traumatised by the way the driver was stabbed to death.

Sharon Boesak said:

“I blame the devil. He is out to destroy our youth, but people don’t want to see it. They would rather take the easy way out and blame and judge.”

Danny Danny was shocked.

“Sick, sick, sick. Who are these people’s families? Don't tell us this is their first crime,”

David Wepener added:

“Both have to be put in the slammer."

Theresa Jane Neethling Riddles remarked:

“Oh, my gosh, he is on campus with other youth. Makes a person wonder how safe our kids are on varsity.”

Faizel Tape observed:

“Drivers are not safe at all. They try to provide for their families.”

Donovan Magerman added:

“Let them rot in jail.”

Lorenzo La Kay was stunned.

“My word. A UWC student. How do you throw your life away like that?”

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Dinah Massena commented:

“These guys are murderous.”

Mpumalanga teenagers arrested for murdering teenage girl

In another article, Briefly News reported that teenage boys were arrested after murdering a 15-year-old girl in Mpumalanga.

The incident happened in Balfour as the SAPS hunted for the suspects after a young girl went missing.

Her body was found in an unfinished house, and she was found half naked, her private parts covered in plastic.

Source: Briefly News

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