Taxi driver shot 5 times by passenger

2012-06-18 09:47


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Cape Town - A minibus taxi driver was shot and killed in Bellville, Cape Town, after apparently refusing to drop off a passenger at a certain point, it was reported on Monday.

The Cape Times reported that George Green, 53, was shot five times in the back on the corner of Belrail and Oos roads around 10:00 on Sunday.

Warrant Officer November Filander said one of the passengers asked to be dropped off at the intersection but Green was reluctant as it was not a designated area.

Green eventually pulled over and was then shot in the back by the man, who fled the scene.

No arrests had been made.

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