Police crack down on Mpumalanga taxi violence

2008-07-17 00:00

More than 200 police officers were deployed to Mpumalanga township yesterday to defuse taxi violence that has claimed the lives of six people in the area recently.

Transport MEC Bheki Cele apologised to commuters for the inconvenience, but said the police were there to protect them. He said the decision to intensify security was taken after six people were killed.

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