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Police investigate murder after Uber driver dies

The driver's car was petrol bombed outside Loftus Versfeld last month, allegedly by metered taxi drivers.

An Uber operator's vehicle following an attack in Pretoria on 21 June 2017. Picture: Intelligence Bureau SA on Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - Tshwane police are now investigating a case of murder after an Uber driver who was burnt inside his vehicle died on Monday morning.

The driver's car was petrol bombed outside Loftus Versfeld last month, allegedly by metered taxi drivers.

Taxify and Uber drivers recently launched a petition calling on the Minister of Police to intervene and stop ongoing violent attacks.

Police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said: “We will be changing the case from attempted murder to murder and malicious damage to property and our investigation continues.”

He was in ICU for several weeks and succumbed to his injuries on Monday morning.

The movement says he was targeted during an ongoing turf war between Uber and meter taxi drivers.