Crime in SA | Police on high alert in Gqeberha


Several taxis and a car were set alight on Durban Road in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday (eNCA/Screenshot)

JOHANNESBURG - Parts of Gqeberha are quiet on Thursday morning following violence in the area.

Shops are closed and police are on high alert.

READ: Crime in SA | Taxis, cars set alight in Gqeberha

Police say a collision between a car and a taxi sparked clashes that left at least eight taxis torched and several shops destroyed.

A taxi driver allegedly assaulted the driver of a car that had bumped into him.

Police say they are investigating cases of public violence and malicious damage to property.



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