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TaxifyThe Independent on Saturday reports that the aunt of 21-year-old Siyabonga Ngcobo, who was kidnapped and locked in the boot of his Taxify car before it was set alight in Pretoria in March, says she will not rest until justice for her nephew is done.  

Buhle Mbonambi said last week:  “He was a part of me and I can’t just let this go.”  Ngcobo, a final year sports management student at the Tshwane University of Technology, had only been driving the taxi for a week before he was killed.  There was speculation that it could be linked to the ongoing tussle between metered taxi drivers and newcomers Taxify and Uber.  Sunnyside police indicated that there had been no breakthrough in the case.  Protea Glen police have also made no arrests after another Taxify murder.  Last Thursday, the body of Taxify driver Moipolai “Heavy” Sekati from Diepkloof was found by his relatives at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital mortuary.  His body had two bullet wounds.  A Dobsonville police spokesperson said Sekati was reported missing on Thursday by his family after not returning from work the day before.  “It was then discovered that he was murdered in Protea Glen and the car he was driving was found torched in Dobsonville.”


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