Taxi boss gunned down in Tongaat

The victim was alone in his car when two unknown assailants opened fire on him. Photo: IPSS Medical Rescue

The vice chairman of the Tongaat Taxi Association was reportedly shot and killed on the R102 in Tongaat this evening.

Emergency Control SA’s Ishmail Mitha said two vehicles stopped on the road outside the Linmed Pharmacy where the man had parked his car and opened fire on him.

IPSS Medical Rescue spokesperson Paul Herbst said paramedics found the man alone and fatally wounded with over 13 bullet holes – believed to be from an AK47 – in his car.

The road is closed and SAPS are investigating further.

 

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Elana Wagner
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