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TZANEEN: Taxi owner murdered, manhunt launched

"The motive behind the incident is still unclear but taxi violence can not be ruled out.'

The police in Bolobedu have launched a massive manhunt for the suspects who shot and killed a taxi owner on the early hours of Sunday at Ga Matshwi Village.

It is alleged that the taxi owner (37) was attacked, shot and killed while entering his home yard when he was about to start his car.

Listen to the police report: Taxi owner gunned down outside Tzaneen

The deceased was identified as Lucas ” Sheleni” Mashale.

Mashale’s taxis operate between Bolobedu and Gauteng.

“The motive behind the incident is still unclear but taxi violence can not be ruled out,” said Lieutenant Colonel Maotshe Ngoepe.

Police investigations are continuing and anyone with information related to the matter can contact Lt Colonel Ngoepe on 082 414 2088 or crime number on 086 0010 111.

 

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