A video has emerged showing an altercation involving Uber and metered taxi drivers. The transport minister and taxi operators have denounced the recent violence.
JOHANNESBURG - A video has emerged showing an altercation involving Uber and metered taxi drivers.
In the footage, an Uber driver appears to be attacked by people believed to be metered taxi drivers.
The incident at the Mall Of Africa happened on 30 July, just days after a meeting of transport stakeholders.
Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi, the SAPS, Uber and metered taxi officials all committed to end the current impasse.
But it seems those messages haven't filtered to the ground.
Not far from the scene, police officers stood by and watched while the apparent assault continued.
The SAPS says it's investigating the incident.
* Watch the full video report by Lindokuhle Xulu in the gallery above.