Two metered taxis set alight in broad daylight in Pretoria

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JOHANNESBURG - Two metered taxis were torched in the Pretoria CBD in broad daylight on Friday.

It is believed the incident was a revenge attack, after the murder of a Taxify driver on Thursday night.

The driver died in the boot of his car after it was set alight.

Police confirmed that the two vehicles set on fire on Friday were metered taxis. Both drivers were unharmed.

The incident sent shockwaves throughout the city.

Uber and Taxify drivers have met to find a way forward. They maintain that violence is not the answer.

READ: Gauteng authorities enraged over Taxify cab driver killing

Police are investigating the murder.

They hope more eyewitnesses come forward with information that could lead to arrests.

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