Taxi wars: Hlophe gets bail of R5?000

2011-10-28 00:00

MPUMALANGA Taxi Association chairperson Mbhekeni Hlophe was released on R5 000 bail by the Camperdown Magistrate Court yesterday.

Hlophe is charged with the murder of taxi owner Mhlonishwa Ngubane and Mancane Gwala, and attempted murder and conspiracy to murder.

Ngubane was the taxi owner and member of the Mpumalanga Taxi Association.

He was travelling with passengers when they were ambushed on July 6.

It was reported that there had been two previous attempts to kill Ngubane, linked to ongoing taxi violence in the Mpumalanga area.


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