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EC cops on high alert after murder of taxi driver

The 26-year-old was shot and killed over what is believed to be conflict between rival taxi associations.

FILE: Four men were arrested for the murder of another taxi driver a few weeks ago. Picture:Aletta Harrisson/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Police are monitoring a stretch of road between Mthatha and Libode following the murder of a taxi driver.

The 26-year-old was shot and killed, while another person was wounded yesterday.

Four men were arrested for the murder of another taxi driver a few weeks ago.

The police's Mzukisi Fatyela says, "There is a problem between Libode Taxi Industry and Mthata Taxi Owners' Association. The conflict is about the road between Mthata and Libode, which is the R61 road."

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