PARLY’S POLICE COMMITTEE LATEST TO CONDEMN 11 KZN MURDERS

JOHANNESBURG – The Portfolio Committee on Police has joined in the wide criticism of the murder of 11 people in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday.

According to several media reports, the victims were members of the Ivory Park Taxi Association in Gauteng and had been travelling from a colleague’s funeral when unknown criminals opened fire on their vehicle.

The colleague is believed to be the taxi boss of the Ivory Park Association who was shot and killed last week.

The ambush lead to 4 people being left in critical condition, as 17 people were in the vehicle.

Committee chairperson Francois Beukman said, “The safety strategy in the taxi industry is necessary in the context of a large number of people who depend on the service. Last night’s violent incident shows that measures need to be taken.”

Photo Credit- Ladysmith Gazette

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