Taxify driver accused of stabbing passengers: W Cape govt to look into the case

On Wednesday caller Lance described on CapeTalk Breakfast how his daughter and her friend had been out for the evening, caught the ride-hailing service Taxify home in the Okavango area in the northern suburbs of Cape Town on Wednesday at 3am.

After an altercation with the driver, he allegedly stabbed both the young women who ended up in hospital.

Listen: Dad describes how Taxify driver stabbed daughter 3 times

Kieno Kammies followed up with Mayco member for safety and security JP Smith who said based on the incident and Taxify's lack of response to the matter, he will be engaging with MEC for Transport Donald Grant to look into a revocation of their operating permit.

Read: Taxify could have permit pulled after claims of passenger stabbings - JP Smith

Kieno says the interview will take place in the coming week.

Take a listen to Kieno describing what will happen:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Taxify driver accused of stabbing passengers: W Cape govt to look into the case


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Backsberg Picnic Concert: I'll be telling stories through music - Zolani Mahola

Backsberg Picnic Concert: I'll be telling stories through music - Zolani Mahola

Musician Zolani Mahola talks about her upcoming performance at the 10th Annual Picnic Concert hosted by Backsberg and CapeTalk.

Get up close and personal with Rugby World Cup's iconic Webb Ellis trophy

Get up close and personal with Rugby World Cup's iconic Webb Ellis trophy

Capetonians are afforded an opportunity to take selfies with the Webb Ellis Cup this Friday..

City of Cape Town explains why municipal pools close early

City of Cape Town explains why municipal pools close early

CoCT clarifies residents concerns as to why municipal pools are only open from 10am to 4pm, while many are at work.

Hawks WC arrest right-wing suspect for possession of illegal firearms

Hawks WC arrest right-wing suspect for possession of illegal firearms

A tip-off has resulted in the arrest of 52-year-old Danie Groenewald who is linked to the Boerelegioen.

Taxify could have permit pulled after claims of passenger stabbings - JP Smith

Taxify could have permit pulled after claims of passenger stabbings - JP Smith

Two young women are recovering in hospital after a Taxify driver allegedly stabbed them over the weekend.

[LISTEN] Dad describes how Taxify driver stabbed daughter 3 times

[LISTEN] Dad describes how Taxify driver stabbed daughter 3 times

Lance says his daughter and her friend caught the ride-hailing service Taxify home after an evening out.

Popular articles
[WATCH] Refentse Morake continues breaking cultural barriers through his music

[WATCH] Refentse Morake continues breaking cultural barriers through his music

The singer who says he's 'on the border of being Afrikaans and being African' joined Azania Mosaka for this week's #702Unplugged.

What happens to our bodies if we cut out sugar

What happens to our bodies if we cut out sugar

Naked Scientist Chris Smith explains.

Why did Jussie Smollet fake his own attack? Eusebius and listeners weigh in

Why did Jussie Smollet fake his own attack? Eusebius and listeners weigh in

Eusebius McKaiser facilitates a debate on whether or not American actor Jussie Smollet faked his own attack.

[WATCH] SANDF members hilariously mess up a supposedly easy practice run

[WATCH] SANDF members hilariously mess up a supposedly easy practice run

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

[LISTEN] Wife of Vele Investments' Madzonga flatly denies VBS involvement

[LISTEN] Wife of Vele Investments' Madzonga flatly denies VBS involvement

Vele Investments CEO Robert Madzonga's estranged wife Khosi shares her side of the story on the VBS saga.

Is EOH corrupt? Is that why Microsoft ran for the hills? Its CEO explains…

Is EOH corrupt? Is that why Microsoft ran for the hills? Its CEO explains…

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Stephen van Coller, CEO at EOH Holdings.

'R23 million for rent a month seems huge. I don't think we could've done better'

'R23 million for rent a month seems huge. I don't think we could've done better'

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Adrian Gore, founder and Group Chief Executive Officer at Discovery Limited.