Taxi violence probe: ‘My brother died for doing the right thing’

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Taxi violence probe: ‘My brother died for doing the right thing’

Hundreds have been killed in taxi-related violence in Gauteng in the last five years

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Rabbie Mokoena has lost two brothers to taxi violence – one was killed “out of jealousy” in a hail of bullets, while the other is in hiding, fearing for his life after being shot four times.

“My brother was killed for his principles ... He ensured taxi owners abide by the rules and stick to their allocated routes,” Rabbie told Times Select.

Ngaka Mokoena, 42, of Sebokeng, Zone 3, died in a hail of bullets when he was shot 16 times at a petrol station in Vereeniging in June...

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